Attempted Use of Counterfeit U.S. Currency at Local Shop

The LaSalle Police Service is warning the public and businesses to be vigilant when receiving U.S. currency after an investigation where a counterfeit U.S. $10.00 bill was attempted to be used to make a purchase at a local restaurant. The suspect, a white male, who was described as appearing to be between 20 and 30 years of age and approximately 5’4″ tall, produced the counterfeit bill from a large stack of other U.S. currency to the clerk to pay his bill. The clerk immediately noted that the bill seemed odd in appearance and feel and advised him that they would
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Sandwich Secondary School Placed in Brief Hold and Secure Status

Sandwich Secondary School was placed in a brief hold and secure after LaSalle Police Service received a report that a young male, who is not a student at the school, allegedly attended the school parking lot with a firearm. Officers immediately attended the school to investigate and learned that an argument between two groups of people had taken place in the parking lot of the school. A student who was not involved reported the incident to the principal and stated that they overheard that one of the involved males possibly had a firearm. LaSalle Police Service suggested to school officials
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2 Adult Males Arrested for Theft at Zehrs on Malden Road

On November 15th, 2021, just after 6:00 PM, loss prevention officers from Zehrs on Malden Road contacted the LaSalle Police Service to report a theft that had just occurred from the store. They reported that one of the males was in custody and that the other fled on foot. The two males had entered the store and filled a cart with almost $400 worth of various groceries after which they attended the self-checkouts and pretended to pay for the items. While this was occurring, one of the males grabbed another cart and loaded a 65″ television inside and both exited
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Threat to St. Thomas of Villanova High School Reported to LaSalle Police

On Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 in the late afternoon, officials from St. Thomas of Villanova High School contacted the LaSalle Police Service to report that they were made aware of a verbal threat directed toward the school. Police officers investigated the matter and spoke with the involved persons. After the investigation Wednesday evening, police determined that there was no credible threat to public safety or to the school, students or staff, however as a precaution, LaSalle Police officers attended the school at the start of the school day on Thursday morning without incident. School officials take any threats seriously and
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Stunt Driving Charge for Speeding on Malden Road

A Sudbury male earned himself a date in court to answer why he was operating a vehicle at 98 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on Malden Road near Edgemore in LaSalle on Thursday Morning. Just after 1:30 a.m., a LaSalle Police officer observed the vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed which was recorded on the mobile radar unit at 98 km/h. The officer stopped the vehicle and issued the driver with a summons for Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt – Speeding, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. As a result of the charge,
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UPDATE – LaSalle Police Have Identified and Spoken to Person Who Took Wallet From Cart at LCBO LaSalle

Earlier today, the LaSalle Police Service put out a media release on social media requesting public assistance in identifying a female who retrieved a wallet from a cart at the LCBO in October. The wallet had been inadvertently left in the cart by its owner and was located by the female at the store. LaSalle Police were unsuccessful in a previous post that appealed to whomever retrieved the wallet to turn it in to the police. As a result of today’s post, the female was advised by a friend and immediately attended the LaSalle Police Service to speak with the
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UPDATE – LaSalle Police Seeking to Identify Person Who Took Wallet From Cart at LCBO LaSalle

On October 8th, 2021, at around 6:00 p.m., The LaSalle Police Service received a report from a resident who left their wallet in a cart at the LCBO on Malden Road in LaSalle. When they immediately returned, the wallet was no longer there. Officers have reviewed video footage at the LCBO and observed a caucasian female remove the wallet from the cart and place it in her purse. The female left the store shortly after and has not contacted the police in regards to finding the wallet. ***UPDATE – LaSalle Police have identified the person in question*** Police are requesting
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LaSalle Police Officer and Partygoer Injured at Gathering in LaSalle

LaSalle Police Case #LA21-9894 Just before 11:00 PM on October 30th, 2021, LaSalle Police Officers were summoned to a disturbance at a location in the 6500 block of Malden Road. When officers arrived they located a large party underway with an estimated 100 – 150 people in attendance. As officers were dealing with the partygoers and shutting down the party they were informed of a fight that had erupted inside the facility. Just as they were entering, one person was assisted outside who was bleeding profusely from the head after being struck by an object that was thrown. The officers
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