Weekly News October 18th - October 25th, 2021

Thursday, 02 December 2021


(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, October 11, 2021 and Monday, October 18, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 378 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:      33

Vs Deer: 12

Parking Lots: 3

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

Vs. Bear: 1

Impaired Driving

On October 22, 2021 Michael LEWIS, 41yrs of age, of the Town of Perth, was charged with one count of operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80 as the result of a single vehicle collision on Highway 7 in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on November 22, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

On October 18, 2021 a 42yr old resident of Merrickville was charged with one count each of failure to comply with release order, fail to comply with probation order and obstruct peace officer as the result of a domestic investigation in the Town of Perth. The accused was held for a show cause hearing.

On October 23, 2021 a 43yr old resident of Beckwith Township was charged with one count of spousal assault as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on December 20, 2021.

The Lanark County OPP also investigated 7 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.


Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 6 theft complaints during the past week.


The Lanark County OPP received 3 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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