Weekly News February 8th - February 15th, 2021

Friday, 19 February 2021

LANARK COUNTY OPP DETACHMENT WEEKLY NEWS

(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, February 8, 2021 and Monday, February 15, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 249 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total: 16        

Car / Deer: 4

Parking Lots: 3

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 4

Impaired Driving

On February 8, 2021 Gregory HIGGINS, age 31 of Stittsville, was charged with one count each of impaired operation –alcohol and impaired operation – over 80mg as the result of a traffic stop on Highway 7 in Tay Valley Township. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on March 8, 2021.

On February 14, 2021 Jonathan BONE, age 36 of Kingston, was charged with one count each of operation while impaired – over 80mg and take motor vehicle without consent as the result of an investigation into a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 in Tay Valley Township. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on March 22, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

On February 9, 2021 a 33yr old resident of South Frontenac Township was charged with one count each of assault and failing to comply with release order as the result of a domestic investigation in the Town of Perth. The accused was held for a show cause hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth.

The Lanark County OPP also investigated 3 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.

Thefts

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

Frauds

The Lanark County OPP investigated 11 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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