Port Hope Police arrest two impaired drivers in two days.

Operation while Impaired – Port Hope Police

A 36 year old male was arrested for impaired driving after Port Hope Police responded to a traffic complaint around 8:00 pm on October 24, 2020. 

A witness observed the male driving southbound on County Road #10 in Port Hope, swerving on the road. Richard Howe, a Newcastle man was arrested by police after exiting the Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through. Howe is charged with:

-impaired operation of a conveyance while impaired by drug or alcohol. 

-operation of a conveyance with excess blood alcohol.  

He will appear in court in early December

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A vehicle reported driving at a high rate of speed in a parking lot and almost hitting a parked vehicle with a child inside led to the arrest 58-year-old Brian Cross. 

Witnesses observed Cross driving so fast when exiting the parking lot gravel was flying all over the parking lot from the vehicle wheels.  Cross was arrested at around 4:00 pm Sunday, October 25, 2020.  

Cross is charged with:

-Impaired operation of a conveyance while impaired by drug or alcohol.

-Operation of a conveyance with excess blood alcohol, 

-adult dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, 

-take motor vehicle without consent, 

-fail to comply with a probation order, 

-drive commercial vehicle no license,  

-fail to remain, 

-adult driving while under suspension. 

Cross will appear in court in early December.

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