News from the OPP in St. Marys and area.

Distracted driving campaign begins Monday

Commencing this Monday, March 14th at 10:01 a.m., until Sunday, March 20th at 11:59 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers will be working in conjunction with OPP officers throughout the province to participate in the OPP Distracted Driving Campaign. During this week, additional focus will be placed on education and enforcement of the…

“Wreckless” act of damage in schoolyard

On Sunday February 21, 2016, the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were called to South Perth Centennial Elementary School located along Perth Road 163 (north of Rannoch), regarding damage done to their sports fields. Investigation revealed that sometime between Saturday February 20, 2016, and Sunday February 21, 2016, unknown person(s) drove a pickup…