Weekly News February 15th - February 22nd, 2021

Monday, 22 February 2021

LANARK COUNTY OPP DETACHMENT WEEKLY NEWS

(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, February 15, 2021 and Monday, February 22, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 255 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total: 23     

Car / Deer: 3

Parking Lots: 1

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 10

MSV(Snowmobile): 1

Domestic Incidents

On February 17, 2021 a 75yr old resident of Drummond-North Elmsley Township was charged with one count each of assault, mischief under $5000 and forcible confinement as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused was held for a show cause hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth.

On February 17, 2021 a 37yr old resident of Lanark Highlands Township was charged with one count of sexual assault, three counts of assault and one count of uttering threats as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused was held for a show cause hearing.

On February 20, 2021 a 62yr old resident of Beckwith Township was charged with one count each of assault, uttering threats and mischief under $5000 as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 19, 2021.

The Lanark County OPP also investigated 5 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.

Thefts

On February 20, 2021 Jeffrey HAMILTON, age 23 of Perth, was charged with one count each of theft under $5000, fail to comply with probation order and resisting a peace officer after a complaint of a suspicious person on Alan Avenue in the Town of Perth. The accused was held for a show cause hearing.

Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 7 theft complaint during the past week.

Frauds

The Lanark County OPP investigated 4 reports of fraud during the past week.

The Lanark County OPP encourages anyone who feels they may be the target of a scam, or if you know of someone who has, to contact your local police and/or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501

CRIME STOPPERS 

Any person with information regarding any criminal activity should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Lanark county Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. 

Contact:  Provincial Constable Joe TERESCHUK

                 Media Relations Officer

                 Lanark County OPP

Phone:    (613) 250-2242

Email:     

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