Anglers on Ganaraska River charged

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

The crackdown on fishing of the Ganaraska River led to charges over the Labour Day weekend.
During river patrols, Port Hope Police issued 14 charges to anglers.

Six of the charges were under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation act for failing to produce or not having a fishing licence. The other 8 charges were for liquor infractions.
Police checked more than 100 fishing licences.

Public intoxication

On. Sept. 4  around 2:45 a.m. police responded to a noise complaint for people camping at the mouth of the river. Two people were arrested for public intoxication and fined.

A woman from the Quebec area was charged with impaired driving after she attended the Port Hope Police Service at 7 a.m. to pick her friends who were earlier arrested for public intoxication.

Police determined she was intoxicated and drove while impaired. Linda Charette, 50, was charged and will appear in court at the end of September.

Theft of dirt bike
On Sept. 4 Port Hope Police were called to a residence in the east end with regards to a theft of a dirt bike. The theft is believed to have occurred between 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. that day. Missing is a 50cc red Honda XR50
Theft of licence plates.
A Toronto area woman reported the licence plates stolen from her vehicle as it was parked on a residential street in the east end. The woman was visiting friends Sept 3-4 when the plates were removed off a 2015 Toyota Prius. There are no suspects at this time.

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