Lanark County OPP charged three youths – two males and one female - with a number of offences following an incident near Clayton in Mississippi Mills, on Saturday, August 27th.
OPP were called to a suspicious BMW SUV being driven in the area at 11:35 am that day. While responding the officers received a further call to a vehicle (matching the suspect SUV) that had rolled over into a field on Bellamy Mills Road.
Three suspects fled the scene into nearby bush.
The Lanark County Officers immediately contained the area and a initiated a search by members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine Officers.
They caught all three who are facing a number of charges including taking a motor vehicle without consent and breaking and entering. One also faces 3 counts of failing to comply with recognizance.
Lanark County OPP wishes to acknowledge the support and cooperation of the local community throughout this incident. Residents assisted in maintaining public safety by remaining at home, reducing travel in the area and reporting suspicious activity.
OPP have not yet identified owners of some recovered property. Anyone who believes they may have been the victim of a crime connected to this incident but has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact the Lanark County Detachment OPP using the 1- 888- 310- 1122 toll free number.