Weekly News October 25th - November 1st, 2021

Thursday, 02 December 2021


(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, October 25, 2021 and Monday, November 1, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 425 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:      37

Vs Deer: 11

Parking Lots: 8

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

Vs. coyote: 1

Vs. porcupine: 1

Impaired Driving

On October 30, 2021 Eric ZGRAGGEN, 29yrs of age, of the Town of Arnprior, was charged with one count each of operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80, fail or refuse to comply with demand, possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm, unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm obtained by crime, carless storage of a firearm and occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited or restricted weapon as the result of a single vehicle collision on Appleton Side Road in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. The accused was held for a show cause hearing and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on November 8, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

On October 26, 2021 a 43yr old resident of the City of Ottawa was charged with one count of failure to comply with release order as the result of a domestic investigation in the Township of Beckwith. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on December 20, 2021.

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


Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 7 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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