Lanark OPP see 31 crashes over last seven days

LANARK COUNTY – The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 31 motor vehicle collisions over the last week.

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

Between Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Tuesday Sept. 22, officers from the OPP responded to 366 calls for service. 

 OPP laid charges in two domestic incidents and responded to 13 non-criminal domestic disputes.

On Sept. 15, a 38-year-old resident of Lanark Highlands was charged with two counts of spousal assault. On Sept. 16, a 34-year-old resident of Mississippi Mills was charged with three counts of spousal assault.

Officers of the Lanark County OPP investigated 12 theft complaints during the past week and four incidents of mischief and/or property damage.

The Lanark County OPP investigated four 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,” OPP media relations officer Const. Joe Tereschuk released in a statement today (Sept. 23).

 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.