Weekly News March 15th - March 22nd, 2021

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

LANARK COUNTY OPP DETACHMENT WEEKLY NEWS

(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, March 15, 2021 and Monday, March 22, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 348 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:       21

Car / Deer: 8

Parking Lots: 3

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

Domestic Incidents

The Lanark County OPP investigated 9 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.

Thefts

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

Frauds

On March 17, 2021 Christopher BLASKO, age 19 of no fixed address, was charged with two counts each of theft of credit card and identity theft – possess another persons identity information, and one count each of possession of property obtained by crime and obtain credit by fraud as the result of an investigation which began on March 15. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

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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