Weekly News March 1st - March 8th, 2021

Tuesday, 09 March 2021


(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, March 1, 2021 and Monday, March 8, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 274 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:       15

Car / Deer: 1

Parking Lots: 2

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 2

MSV(Snowmobile): 1

Impaired Driving

On March 6, 2021 Robert WEBSTER, 53 years of age, of Lanark Highlands Township was charged with one count of impaired operation as the result of a traffic stop on Highway 7 in the Town of Perth. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 26, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

On March 2, 2021 officers from the Lanark County OPP investigated a domestic dispute in Drummond-North Elmsley Township. As a result of this investigation a 62yr old resident and a 53yr old resident were both charged with one count each of assault and mischief. The accused are both scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 5, 2021.

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


Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 4 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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