Weekly Media Release – January 18th – January 24th, 2020

Members of the LaSalle Police Service, working from Monday January 18th to Sunday January 24th, were kept busy responding to 416 calls for service and activities including: 16 – Emergency 911 Calls 3 – Alarms 1 – Assist Ambulance 1 – Break and Enter 3 – By-Law Complaints 84 – Directed Patrols 2 – Driving Complaints 2 – Fraud Complaints 2 – Impaired Driving Complaints 1 – Mental Health Act Matter 3 – Mischief Complaints 4 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 181 – Property Checks 7 – Suspicious Activity 3 – Thefts 3 – Threats Complaints 52 – Traffic Stops &
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Chief John Leontowicz Retires Today – January 29th, 2021

Please join us in congratulating Chief John Leontowicz on his most recent promotion to retirement as he completes his last official day of work today after 45 years of service as a police officer. Chief Leontowicz has been the leader of the LaSalle Police Service for the past 21 years and during his tenure has held steadfastly to the value and importance of community led policing, putting the needs of the community before all else. Thank you, Chief Leontowicz, for your leadership and service.  We wish you the very best and hope that you enjoy a long and happy retirement.
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LaSalle Police Service Ice Safety Tips

LaSalle Police Service Ice Safety Tips Outdoor ice skating and ice fishing are some of the many wonderful activities we are fortunate to be able to enjoy during the winter months.  However, participating in these activities will always require the permission of the property owner and a degree of vigilance to ensure that your activity can be done safely. The Town of LaSalle is home to several private marinas and canals. Before engaging in ice fishing or outdoor ice skating, ask yourself these two questions; Do I have permission to be on this property? If not then do not go
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4 Teens Fall Through Pond Ice at Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex

On Sunday, January 24th, just after 2:00 PM, four teens attended the pond at the Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex to get a little exercise and play some hockey. Shortly after getting out onto the ice, the ice broke and all four teens fell into the water. They were all able to quickly escape the frigid water, however one had submerged under the water for a moment. A parent of one of the teens was on scene at the pond to supervise and quickly called 911 when they observed the four fall through the ice. The teens all made it
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Weekly Media Release – January 11th, 2021 – January 17th, 2021

Members of the LaSalle Police Service, working from Monday January 11th to Sunday January 17th, were kept busy responding to 390 calls for service and activities including: 18 – Emergency 911 Calls 5 – Alarms 1 – Assault Complaint 2 – Assist Other Police Service 1 – Attempt Criminal Act 1 – Break and Enter 2 – By-Law Complaints 75 – Directed Patrols 6 – Driving Complaints 1 – Family Dispute 8 – Fraud Complaints 1 – Harassment Complaint 1 – Mental Health Act Matter 2 – Mischief Complaints 4 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 163 – Property Checks 7 –
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Stay at Home Order and Current Restrictions

This article from the Government of Ontario may assist with answering some questions about the current restrictions… https://covid-19.ontario.ca/zones-and-restrictions…
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Weekly Media Release – Jan. 4 – 10, 2021

Members of the LaSalle Police Service, working from Monday January 4th to Sunday January10th, were kept busy responding to 358 calls for service and activities including: 17 – Emergency 911 Calls 4 – Alarm 1 – Assist Ambulance 3 – Assist Other Police Service 1 – Bail Violation 3 – By-Law Complaints 1 – Crisis Intervention 48 – Directed Patrols 10 – Driving Complaints 1 – Impaired Driving Complaints 2 – Mental Health Act Matters 2 – Mischief Complaints 1 – Missing Persons Report 2 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 137 – Property Checks 6 – Suspicious Activity 1 – Thefts
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Coyote Sightings in LaSalle

Coyote Sightings in LaSalle Recently there have been reports to LaSalle Police Service and on social media regarding coyote sightings in LaSalle. None of these recent sightings have indicated any aggressive behaviour toward persons or pets. It should be noted that coyotes are entering their breeding season which generally lasts until the end of March when they may start rearing their pups.  Coyote behaviour during this time may be more bold and protective of their territory. If you encounter a coyote If you see a coyote, keep your distance and the animal will most likely avoid you. If you encounter
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Weekly Media Release Dec. 28, 2020- Jan. 3rd 2021

Members of the LaSalle Police Service, working from Monday December 28th to Sunday January 3rd, were kept busy responding to 392 calls for service and activities including: 14 – Emergency 911 Calls 1 – Alarm 1 – Alcohol Related Drivers Licence Suspension 1 – Assist Ambulance 2 – Assist Fire Department 3 – Assist Other Police Service 1 – Bail Violation 3 – By-Law Complaints 76 – Directed Patrols 2 – Driving Complaints 1 – Fraud Complaint 1 – Harassment Complaint 2 – Impaired Driving Complaints 3 – Mischief Complaints 9 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 166 – Property Checks 4
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Carbon Tax Rebate Phone Scam

SCAM ALERT We have received calls regarding yet another phone scam, this time for a Carbon Tax Rebate. The scam itself is not new and has been around for at least a couple of years. The unknown caller will provide an abundance of “exciting” information that they claim will help save money regarding the carbon tax as well as some instant rebates. The caller will ask for utility account information to determine if you “qualify” and bank account information to “deposit” the rebates. This is completely a SCAM. DO NOT give any information to the caller. Persons receiving these types
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