Dryden OPP Respond to 145 Calls for Service – 37 Charges Result

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DRYDEN – NEWS – Dryden and Ignace Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 145 calls for service from Monday August 16th to Sunday August 22nd, 2021.

Police responded to a variety of calls during the week and laid 37 charges under the Highway Traffic Act and Criminal Code. Some of the calls Police attended were;

Traffic Complaints – 31
Police Assistance – 6
Assist Other Police Agency – 4
Animal Compliant – 2
Assault – 2
Mischief – 1
Domestic Dispute- 4
Mental Health Act – 1
Theft -1
Motor Vehicle Collision – 8
Impaired – 1
RIDE – 2
Bail Violation – 1

The citizens of Ontario have other ways to report a minor crime. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding the public about their online reporting system as an alternative to having an officer attend a scene for a minor incident. Citizen Self Reporting (CSR) rolled out across the province in 2014 and it is an efficient system as a means of reporting certain minor incidents and crimes.

The OPP’s Citizen Self Reporting is an easy to use internet reporting tool that can be accessed from a computer or mobile device and sent directly to the OPP anywhere, anytime.

In an effort to enhance our service delivery, this online reporting system allows the public to report specific crimes such as lost property, stolen license plates, theft from vehicles, driving complaints, and property damage without an officer having to be dispatched to the scene, provided there are no suspects, injuries or the incident is not an emergency.

The applicable calls for service which fall within the CSR online reporting parameters include:

Theft Under $5000
Mischief / Damage to Property Under $5000
Mischief / Damage to Vehicle Under $5000
Theft from Vehicle
Lost / Missing Property Under $5000
Stolen License Plates
Driving Complaints

To learn more and to access Citizen Self Reporting online, go to opp.ca.