Dryden OPP responded to 132 calls and laid 45 charges between March 29 and April 5

Calls included:

  • Traffic Complaints - 13
  • Impaired/Over 80 - 1
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions - 1
  • Domestic Incident - 3
  • Fire - 4
  • Assault - 2
  • Mental Health Act - 4
  • Family Disputes - 3
  • R.I.D.E. - 2
  • Weapons - 1
  • Liquor Licence Act - 2

To help police deal with the increasing volume of calls, the OPP is reminding residents about their online reporting system as an alternative to having an officer attend a scene for a minor incident.

Citizen Self Reporting is an internet reporting tool that can be accessed from a computer or mobile device, and your report will be sent directly to the OPP.

Crimes that you can report through the online tool include:

- theft under $5,000,

- mischief / damage to property under $5,000,

- mischief / damage to vehicle under $5,000,

- theft from vehicle,

- lost / missing property under $5,000,

- stolen licence plates,

- driving complaints,

The tool can be found here.