LANARK COUNTY – From 19 years to 69-years-old, domestic incidents in Lanark County involve all ages as the Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) weekly round-up proves.

An OPP cruiser parked on the road.
The Lanark County OPP weekly round-up. Courtesy the OPP

Between Monday, Jan. 11 and Monday, Jan. 18, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP responded to 283 calls for service. 

There were 28 motor vehicle collisions in the county over the last week including 15 single vehicle collisions involving county ditches.

On Jan. 11, a 69-year-old resident of Perth was charged with one count of failing to comply with an undertaking as the result of a domestic investigation,” OPP media relations officer Const. Joe Tereschuk released in a statement today (Jan. 19). “The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on Feb. 22.”

On Jan. 12, a 19-year-old resident of Mississippi Mills was charged with two counts of assault as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on March 22.

On Jan. 17, a 46-year-old resident of Beckwith Township was charged with one count of assault as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on Feb. 22.

On Jan. 17, a 64-year-old resident of Tay Valley Township was charged with two counts of assault and one count of uttering threats as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on March 1.

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

Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated six theft and four incidents of mischief and/or property damage during the past week. The Lanark County OPP investigated three 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,” Tereschuk said. “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.”