Lanark OPP find things in cars in weekly round-up

LANARK COUNTY – Lanark police found things in cars that shouldn’t be there in two separate incidents during a busy week of patrols.

Between Tuesday, Sept. 8, and Monday Sept. 14, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 290 calls for service. 

The Renfrew OPP weekly crime beat.
The Lanark County OPP weekly crime beat.

Police investigated 18 motor vehicle collisions over the week and an Arnprior resident faces additional charges following his collision in Lanark County.

“On Sept. 13, 2020 Shawn gregoire, age 28 of Arnprior was charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possession of property obtained by crime and failing to comply with release order as the result of a motor vehicle collision in Lanark Highlands Township,” OPP media relations officer Const. Joe Tereschuk released in a statement.

The Lanark County OPP investigated 13 non-criminal domestic disputes

Officers were called to 10 theft complaints and five incidents of mischief and/or property damage during the past week.

A traffic stop turned up marijuana plants during a Sept. 12 traffic stop.

“On Sept. 12, Zheng Neng Lin, age 48 of Markham, and Jie Lin, age 27 of Smiths Falls, were each charged with one count of possession of one or more cannabis plants in a public place as the result of a traffic stop on Highway 7 in Carleton Place,” Tereschuk said.

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.”