—————– A HEAT WARNING is still in effect for Brockville – Prescott, Gananoque – Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Westport – Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls – Lanark, and Morrisburg – Dundas. —— Significant heat and humidity continues. ——-  Daytime temperatures in the low to mid thirties with humidex values of 40 or higher will continue today. Little relief is expected again tonight as temperatures will only fall to the low to mid twenties with humidex values remaining near 30.  ———————————————
Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 18 – 25th, 2019 – HomeTown TV12
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Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 18 – 25th, 2019

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 18 – 25th, 2019

LANARK COUNTY – Between Monday March 18, 2019 and Monday March 25, 2019 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 372 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total: 31                  Including:

Car / Deer: 4

Parking Lots: 9

Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 6

Impaired Drivers

On March 23, 2019 Travis LEESON, 29 years old, of Smiths Falls, was charged with operation while impaired following a traffic stop on Highway 7 in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. LEESON was released on a Promise to appear and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 29, 2019

Domestic Incidents

On March 22, 2019 a 44 year old Beckwith Township man was arrested and charged with one count of spousal assault and three counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

Lanark County officers also investigated seven non-criminal domestic disputes.

Thefts

On March 18, 2019 a shoplifting complaint in the Town of Perth led to the arrest of two males Jemal GUGBERIDZE, 26 years of age, and Malkhazi KHUTSISVHVILI, 32 years of age, both of North York, were each charged with one count of Theft under $5000. Both men were released on a Promise to appear and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on April 22, 2019

On March 21, 2019 a black and yellow dump trailer was stolen from a business on March Road outside of Almonte.

Lanark County officers investigated 11 other reports of thefts across the county

Mischiefs

Lanark County OPP officers investigated two mischief incidents.

Frauds

On March 21, 2019 Lorraine CUSSON, 50 years of age, of Perth was charged with eight counts of fraudulently obtaining food by false pretence. CUSSON was held for a bail hearing on March 22, 2019.

Officers investigated 11 other complaints of fraud.

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

CRIME STOPPERS 

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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