Weekly News February 22nd - March 1st, 2021

Monday, 01 March 2021


(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, February 22, 2021 and Monday, March 1, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 303 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total: 39     

Car / Deer: 4

Parking Lots: 3

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 16

MSV(Snowmobile): 1

Impaired Driving

On February 23, 2021 Jamie BURNS, 56 years of age, of Tay Valley Township was charged with one count of impaired operation as the result of a traffic complaint on Highway 7 in Tay Valley. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on March 15, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

On February 22, 2021 a 42 year old resident of Carleton Place was charged with three counts of failing to comply with a release order as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused was held for a show cause hearing.

On February 28, 2021 a 69 year old resident of Perth was charged with one count of failing to comply with an undertaking. The accused was held for a show cause hearing.

The Lanark County OPP also investigated 10 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.


Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 3 theft complaint during the past week.


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


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


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