LANARK COUNTY – Fourteen domestic disputes a big part of the Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) weekly round-up.

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

“Between Monday, Jan. 18 and Monday, Jan. 25, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP responded to 261 calls for service,” OPP media relations officer Const. Joe Tereschuk released in a statement today (Jan. 25).

There were 21 motor vehicle collisions over the week including six involving deer.

“On Jan. 23, Faith Hutton, age 26 of Carleton Place, was charged with one count each of impaired operation of a motor vehicle and impaired operation – over 80 mg as the result of a traffic stop on McNeely Avenue,” Tereschuk said. “The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on Feb. 22.”

Of the 14 domestic disputes the Lanark County OPP investigated 12 were non-criminal.

“On Jan. 21, a 26-year-old resident of Perth was charged with one count of failing to comply with a release order as the result of a domestic investigation,” Tereschuk said. “The accused was held for a show cause hearing.”

On Jan. 22, a 37-year-old resident of Carleton Place was charged with one count of mischief to property under $5,000 as the result of a domestic investigation. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on Feb. 22.

Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated eight theft complaints during the past week. The Lanark County OPP investigated two incidents of mischief and/or property damage and two 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.”