Weekly News March 8th - March 15th, 2021

Monday, 15 March 2021


(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, March 8, 2021 and Monday, March 15, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 299 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:       15

Car / Deer: 4

Parking Lots: 3

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

Vs Cow: 1

Impaired Driving

On March 14, 2021 Brent PRETTY, 52 years of age, of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills was charged with one count of operation while impaired as the result of a traffic stop in Mississippi Mills. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 26, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

The Lanark County OPP investigated 6 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.


On March 11, 2021 Jesse LANCE, age 41 of Carleton Place, was charged with two counts of theft under $5000 as the result of a shoplifting investigation which had been ongoing since March 6. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 19, 2021.

Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 10 theft complaints during the past week.


The Lanark County OPP investigated 5 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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