Cyclist Hit

On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at approximately 4:30 PM, a young cyclist was riding east on Maple St. going through the intersection at Michigan Avenue. A northbound vehicle which had stopped for the stop sign, proceeded through the intersection and struck the cyclist. The female driver got out of her vehicle and said something like, “I was stopped and you’re supposed to stop. It’s not my fault”. She then got back in her Van/SUV and left. The young lad who was struck suffered minor scrapes and bruises to his legs, arms and hip. The teen got up and went home
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Cyber Spat

A local woman attended the station to file a harassment complaint against a former co-worker. What started off as an innocent chat on Facebook Messenger ended up getting mean spirited, and found its way to the police station’s front lobby. The two women who were involved in this incident are adults and should have known better then to continue a belligerent/hurtful chat. Since both participated in the conversation equally, they were advised they shared equal responsibility in the matter. Both were advised to block each other on Messenger and avoid each other on-line or off-line. We will reiterate the same
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Mental Health Calls

Members of the LaSalle Police Service dealt with several mental health related calls over the past 24 hrs. Mental health related calls have been increasing over the past several years. Recently the LaSalle Police Service launched a Mental Health Support Unit. Det. Cst. Erena Pesin was appointed Mental Health Support officer. Please visit the LPS Mental Health Page on our website for valuable links and resources. Contact Det. Cst. Pesin if you have any further questions.
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Theft of Utility Trailer

On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 LaSalle Police received a report of a utility stolen trailer from the St. Francis St. area. The trailer had been parked in the area for approximately one month. The trailer is described as an open utility trailer, 12 feet by 6 feet and is made of galvanized steel with Ontario licence plate N1890D. Anyone with information is asked to call LaSalle Police or Crime Stoppers.
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Prank Call

A young resident attended the station to report that someone had left a message on his voicemail indicating they would shoot him. The young man went on to say that he has no known enemies and was worried about the threat. The investigating officer listened to the voicemail, but could not confirm the threat as the voice was muffled. While trying to listen to the message again, the officer noted that the voicemail message was from an existing contact in the young man’s phone. Once this discovery was made, the young man thought it may be a prank call from his
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3-Day Licence Suspension

On Thursday, June 15, 2017 at approximately 10:00 pm, an officer conducted a vehicle stop during a RIDE Progam; the officer had reasonable grounds to believe the individual was operating their motor vehicle after consuming alcohol; a roadside alcohol screening test was conducted; as a result, a 3-day licence suspension was issued.
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Theft of Trailer

On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 police received a report of a construction trailer being stolen from the area of 4100 Daytona Street sometime over the past three weeks. Trailer is described as Black, 2017 CAN flat-bed trailer model #714, bearing Ontario plate P4719D having two ramps.  Any information contact LaSalle Police Service or Crime Stoppers.
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Cyclist Struck

On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 12:23 pm, LaSalle Officers assisted OPP at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Laurier Parkway with a motor vehicle accident involving a cyclist; a female cyclist was transported the hospital with unknown injuries. Police remind drivers to be aware of the increased numbers of cyclists on the road during the summer season.
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Dog Left in Vehicle

On Monday, June 12th, 2017, at 04:20 pm, with the outside temperature reaching 34 degrees Celsius, officers responded to a report of a dog being left in a vehicle at Windsor Crossings Outlet Mall. The officer spoke to the dog owner who indicated he had returned to the vehicle to cool it off. The officer advised the owner of the dangers of leaving an animal in a vehicle on a hot day; Interior temperature of a vehicle is substantially higher than the outside temperature. The officer followed up with the Humane Society.
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Suspicious Persons

On Tuesday June 13, 2017 at approximately 04:31 am, an officer was on general patrol and stopped by a citizen informing the officer he saw two males in the area of Michigan Avenue and Delaware Avenue going through vehicles. Both suspects fled on foot. Police conducted an extensive search of the area but could not locate the suspects; please check vehicles, garages, and sheds for any signs of entry or theft.
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