Weekly News March 21st - March 28th, 2022

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, March 21, 2022 and Monday, March 28, 2022 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 343 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:  17  

Vs Deer: 7

Parking Lots: 2

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”):  0

Impaired Driving

On March 25, 2022 John Douglas GIBSON, age 33 of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, was charged with one count of operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80 as the result of a traffic stop on Bellamy Road in Mississippi Mills. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 25, 2022.

Domestic investigations

On March 22, 2022 a 40yr old resident of Lanark Highlands Township was charged with the following offences as the result of a domestic investigation: Spousal Assault x2, Assault, Domestic Mischief x2, Mischief under $5000, Possess a firearm knowing the serial number has been tampered with, possess firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order x2, Utter threat to cause death x2 and Utter threat to cause death – spousal. The accused was arrested and held for a show cause hearing. 

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


On March 25, 2022 Stephane KRAMERS, age 53 of the City of Ottawa, was charged with three counts of Theft under $5000 as the result of a shoplifting investigation in the Town of Carleton Place. Information obtained during this investigation lead to charges being laid for separate incidents involving the same subject on March 22 and March 24. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on May 16, 2022.

Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 18 theft complaints during the past week.


The Lanark County OPP received 5 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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