Break & Enter

On October 26, 2019, in the early morning hours the LaSalle Police received a 911 call, in which they received no voice contact. After determining the location from which the call was made, police attended the scene. It was discovered that the officers were called due to a loud noise that had occurred from a neighbouring property, and the neighbour had appeared stating that her house was being illegally entered. The back door had been kicked in. After speaking with witnesses and neighbours it was discovered that the suspect was possibly known to the homeowner. The homeowner refused to talk
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Assault/Robbery

On October 23, 2019, in the early afternoon on this date, officers were dispatched to the park adjacent to Holy Cross School for an assault. Officers met with the reporting person who advised he had met up there with his friend when a vehicle arrived with two other males. One of the males immediately assaulted the victim causing him to fall to the ground where the assault continued. The males took personal items from the victim and all three males left in the vehicle. The victim refused medical treatment by paramedics. A statement was obtained from the victim however approximately
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Mischief

On October 20, 2019, An officer met with a resident in the 800 block of Laurier Dirve who wanted to report mischief to her home. She advised the officer that when moving plants onto her front porch this morning around 9am she noticed that a large piece of the latch to the front screen door was broken as well as the front porch light was hanging from the electrical cord. The reporting person spoke with her husband and daughter who both advised that when returning home the night prior they did not notice any damage. The damage to the door
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Pedestrian Safety Information from Parachute Canada

In Canada, pedestrian injuries are one of the leading causes of injury-related deaths for children 14 years of age and younger. Each death remains a tragedy – most often a preventable one. Injuries to child pedestrians are often severe. They may be left with long-term disabilities, emotional strain and financial burdens that can last a lifetime. Be a role model. Talk to your child about safe pedestrian practices while you walk. Over time, your frequent demonstrations will become ingrained in their approach to crossing roads. But remember, if you jaywalk, or run across a street against a light with your
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Hunting While Prohibited

On October 20, 2019, LaSalle Police Service would like to remind all hunters that hunting on any Sunday is prohibited in the Town of LaSalle. On October 20th, at approximately 8:00 am, LaSalle Police officers attended Senator Street near the Detroit River for a hunting complaint. The officers located a vessel in the area on the Detroit River which was covered in camouflage and the occupants were in the process of hunting waterfowl. Officers spoke with the hunters and made inquiry’s with reference to proper documentation, licences, and permits as well as where and when they were hunting. As a
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Fraud

On October 18, 2019, On this day, a LaSalle resident reported that when he was on Facebook back in August, an advertisement appeared for a great deal on interesting merchandise. The reporting person clicked on the ad and it took him to another web page which contained the description and other information regarding the merchandise and the company. He thought that it was a great deal and the website seemed reputable, so he purchased merchandise using a credit card. The reporting party inputted all of his billing and credit card information and submitted it on the website. He promptly received
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Theft

On October 17, 2019, A female resident was making a purchase at Subway on Sandwich West Parkway. She placed her wallet on the counter and forgot to put it back in to her purse and left the store. Upon arrival at her destination she noticed that her wallet was missing and returned to the store. The clerk advised that they did not find a wallet. Police attended the store and checked the video surveillance. The video showed a male take the wallet off the counter and slip it into his bag. The male suspect was quickly identified, tracked down and
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Assist Fire

On October 13, 2019, Officers were requested to assist LaSalle Fire Service on the Detroit River with a stranded boater. The vessel had run out of gas approximately 2 hours prior and the captain was hoping to drift to shore, however night was beginning to fall. LaSalle Fire Service attended with their vessel but were not able to tow the boat. The captain was advised that they could contact another tow service or the Canadian Coast Guard at a nominal fee. The captain declined the assistance of a tow boat and would make other arrangements. The vessel was anchored and
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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for kids. These safety tips will help keep everyone safe and happy this Halloween. For parents:   · Attach reflective tape or other material to your child’s costume to ensure they are more visible  · Young children should be accompanied by adults or travel together in groups while trick or treating  · Avoid using masks. Masks make it hard for children to see what is around them   · Costumes should fit properly to prevent trips and falls  · Dress your child for the weather  · Put your child’s name, address and
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Fraud

On October 9, 2019, A citizen reported to Police that they received a notification that her hotmail password had been changed. The citizen responded by updating the password. A short time later the citizen received an email that a large purchase had been made on her account through PayPal to Dyson. The citizen contacted PayPal to dispute the purchase. While on the phone with PayPal the representative advised the citizen that another purchase had just been made. The citizen contact their bank, along with Equifax and Transunion to flag the accounts. The citizen contacted their cellular provider and was told
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