Weekly News June 27th - July 4th, 2022

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, June 27, 2022 and Monday, July 4, 2022 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 413 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions


Total:   29 

Vs Deer: 13

Parking Lots: 3

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 5

Impaired Driving

On June 29, 2022 Skylar DUCHENE, age 24 of the Town of Perth, was charged with operation while impaired -alcohol or drugs and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80 as the result of a traffic stop on Gore Street in the Town of Perth. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on August 8, 2022.

Domestic investigations

The Lanark County OPP investigated 16 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.


Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 9 theft complaints during the past week.


The Lanark County OPP received 6 reports of fraud this 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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