Weekly News September 23-30, 2019

Tuesday, 01 October 2019

(LANARK COUNTY, ON) – Between Monday, September 23 and Monday, September 30, 2019, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 494 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total: 30 Including:

  • Car / Deer: 5
  • Parking Lots: 6
  • Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 12

As a result of a two-vehicle collision on September 23, 2019 around 9:30 a.m. on Ottawa Street in Mississippi Mills Township a 30 year old male from Almonte, Ontario has been charged with Follow too Closely and Driving While Under Suspension.

Officers from the Lanark County OPP were dispatched to a 2 vehicle collision on Highway 511 in Tay Valley Township on September 27, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Several people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries as a result and a 22 year old female driver from Lanark, Ontario was charged with Turn not in Safety.

Impaired Drivers: 0

Domestic Incidents: 14 (no charges laid)

Break and Enters: 0

Thefts: 8

Officers from the Lanark County OPP responded to 2 calls regarding thefts from vehicles: one in Carleton Place and one in the Town of Perth.

Mischiefs: 5

Sometime between September 21-23, 2019, unknown suspect(s) wrote homophobic messaging at a business in the Town of Carleton Place. This matter is still under investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122.

Frauds: 13

Lanark County OPP wish to remind community members to never give personal information online unless YOU have initiated the phone call or communication (calling your bank or credit card company). If you receive a call or message requesting such information or to confirm personal or banking information, ask yourself, why does the bank need to confirm my bank account number; they are the bank? Fraudsters are very good at getting researching some basic information on a person and then get unsuspecting people to “fill in the blanks” for them over the phone or Internet.

Liquor Licence Act Charges: 0

Mental Health: 6


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.

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