Weekly News October 4th - October 11th, 2021

Thursday, 02 December 2021


(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, October 4, 2021 and Monday, October 11, 2021 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 412 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total:      50

Vs Deer: 15

Parking Lots: 4

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 6

Vs. Bear: 2

Vs Coyote: 1

Impaired Driving

On October 8, 2021 Matthew John THOMAS, 34yrs of age, of Lanark Highlands Township, was charged with one count of failure or refusal to comply with demand as the result of a traffic stop on Wilson Street West in the Town of Perth. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on November 8, 2021.

Domestic Incidents

The Lanark County OPP also investigated 13 non-criminal domestic disputes during this week.


Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 5 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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