Lanark County OPP for week of Jan 28th – Feb 4th, 2019 – HomeTown TV12

Lanark County OPP for week of Jan 28th – Feb 4th, 2019

Lanark County OPP for week of Jan 28th – Feb 4th, 2019

LANARK COUNTY – Between Monday, January 28, 2019 and Monday, February 4, 2019, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 384 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

  Total:  43              Including:

Car / Deer:                                                                5

Parking Lots:                                                            7

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”):         15

Impaired Drivers                            1                     

After receiving information about a possible impaired driver at 2:30 p.m. on January 28th 2019, officers from the Lanark County OPP Detachment conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle. The subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of 46 year old, Richard SCISSONS of Drummond-North Elmsley Township, Ontario. SCISSONS was charged with Over 80 (impaired driving), his driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for 7 days. He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on February 25, 2019.

Domestic Incidents                       8

Thefts                                               6

     Officers from the Carleton Place OPP responded to Patrice’s Independent Grocer on January 31, 2019, at 2:49 p.m. regarding a female shoplifter. Faye WANNAMAKER, 60 years old, of Carleton Place, Ontario was arrested and charged with Theft Under $5,000.00. She was released on an Appearance Notice and is scheduled to attend the Provincial court of Justice in Perth on February 25, 2019.

Mischiefs                                         1

Shortly after midnight on January 31, 2019, Carleton Place OPP officers responded to a residence in Mississippi Mills Township, Ontario regarding a youth making threats to people and property. As a result of police investigation, a 16 year old male, who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was arrested and charged with Mischief, Uttering Threats and Breach of Recognizance. The youth was held for bail in Perth later that day.

Frauds                                              3

Liquor Licence Act Charges       1

        During a routine traffic stop on February 1, 2019 at 16:17 p.m., along Highway 15 in Beckwith Township, Ontario a member of the OPP Snowmobile, ATV, Vessel Enforcement Unit (S.A.V.E.) observed open alcohol within the vehicle. The female passenger was charged for not wearing her seatbelt and the alcohol seized.

At 1:10 a.m. on February 2, 2019, Officers from the Lanark County OPP Detachment along with the Lanark Highlands Fire Department, responded to a structural fire on the 7th Concession Darling in Lanark Highlands Township, Ontario. Although the home was completely destroyed, no one was injured in the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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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