LASALLE COMMUNITY UNITES FOR CHARITY DRIVE

In a remarkable display of community spirit, the LaSalle Police Service, in collaboration with the Town of LaSalle, joined forces with the Salvation Army Windsor for a dual initiative— a food drive and men’s coat donation drive at Zehrs on Malden Road in LaSalle on Saturday, January 27, 2024. The collaborative effort aimed to provide support to the Salvation Army Windsor Food Bank and the Salvation Army Windsor Men’s Shelter. Members of the LaSalle PoliceService and dedicated individuals from the Town of LaSalle worked hand in hand with the Salvation Army Windsor, ensuring a seamless execution of the initiative. The
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LaSalle Police Investigates Grandparent Scams – Public Urged to Exercise Caution

The LaSalle Police Service would like to advise the public that they have received reports of grandparent scams in our community that are similar in nature to incidents that were recently published in the media by the Windsor Police Service Amherstburg detachment. Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment – Facebook Post We strongly encourage everyone to educate themselves on the topic of grandparent scams and to have a discussion with your aged family members and friends. These scams involve a phone call from someone posing as a grandchild who is in distress and they are accompanied on the phone by
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LaSalle Police Service Launches Rules of the Road Trivia Contest to Enhance Traffic Safety Awareness

LaSalle, January 24th, 2024 – The LaSalle Police Service is excited to announce the launch of our Rules of the Road Trivia Contest, aimed at fostering a safer and more informed community. As part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing traffic safety, we invite the public to participate in this valuable initiative. The Rules of the Road Trivia Contest allows residents to gauge their knowledge concerning traffic laws and regulations. By engaging in this survey, participants contribute to the collective effort to create a safer environment for everyone on our roads. The survey should take approximately 2 minutes to complete
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POLICE PRESENCE ON ORFORD STREET – LASALLE POLICE ASSISTING ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE IN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION

The LaSalle Police Service is notifying the public of a continued police presence on Orford Street in LaSalle as they are currently assisting the Ontario Provincial Police in an ongoing investigation. The matter currently being investigated occurred outside of the Town of LaSalle, and both agencies are working collaboratively to address the matter. As the investigation is still in its early stages, the police are not releasing any further information at this time. However, we would like to assure the community that there is no risk to public safety. In the interest of maintaining the integrity of the investigation and
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Protect Your Vehicle and Prevent Theft – A Reminder on Warming Up Cars in Cold Weather

As the winter chill sets in, The LaSalle Police Service urges residents to exercise caution and avoid leaving their cars running unattended to warm up. Despite the temptation to warm up the vehicle while waiting inside, this practice significantly increases the risk of opportunistic vehicle thefts. Leaving your car unattended with the engine running provides an open invitation for thieves to take advantage of the situation. Unfortunately, every winter season sees an increase in vehicle thefts related to cars left running, even if it’s just for a few minutes. On Wednesday, January 18th, at 7:00 am, The LaSalle Police Service
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Porch Pirate Crime Prevention Tips

Porch piracy, also known as package theft, occurs when individuals steal packages left on doorsteps or porches after delivery. There have been several incidents of parcel theft in LaSalle over the past year and we would like to remind our community of some tips that could help in reducing your chances of becoming a victim. Here are some crime prevention tips: 1. **Install Security Cameras:** Visible surveillance cameras act as a deterrent and can provide evidence if a theft occurs. Please consider the height of the camera. The higher a camera is positioned the more of a top-down view you
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LASALLE POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING THEFT SUSPECT

***Update – This person has been identified.  We thank the public for their assistance.*** The LaSalle Police Service is asking the public for their assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to an investigation into a theft from a business on Sprucewood Avenue that occurred on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023. LaSalle Police urge anyone with information related to these thefts to come forward and assist with the ongoing investigation. If you have any information, please contact the LaSalle Police Service at 519-969–5210. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 or online at www.catchcrooks.com. The LaSalle Police Service appreciates
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Big Moves at The LaSalle Police Service

The LaSalle Police Service had a lot to celebrate at a LaSalle Police Services Board meeting Monday evening. It is our distinct pleasure to announce that during the LaSalle Police Services Board meeting on Monday, January 15th, 2024, Sergeant Michael Agostinis was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant, and Senior Constable Corrine Brun was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  Sergeant Brun was also presented with her 20-year Exemplary Service Medal.  Heartfelt congratulations to both on your notable achievements! Additionally, Constable Brady White along with our four newest permanent part-time staff members, Tammy Fowkes, Sarah Simard, Josselina Stewart, and
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Stunt Driving Charge Issued on Front Road

Case #24-321 A 21-year-old, female Windsor resident was issued a summons for stunt driving after they were caught driving their grey, Volkswagen Jetta at 99 km/h in a 50 km/h zone in 2600 block of Front Road on Friday just after at 11:00 a.m. A LaSalle Police Officer who was conducting radar traffic enforcement in the area caught the speeder on Laser Radar travelling southbound at 49 km/h over the posted speed limit. Her licence was immediately suspended for 30 days and her vehicle was towed and impounded for 14 days. Keep in mind that a charge of this nature
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LaSalle Police Youth Foundation Donates $2500 to The Safety Village

In November 2023, The Safety Village initiated a fundraising campaign with a target of $5000 specifically earmarked for enhancing the lighting in the Safe Kids Classrooms. These rooms are designed and equipped for use by police officers, firefighters, and paramedics with specialized training from the Windsor Police Service, the LaSalle Police Service, Windsor Fire Service, LaSalle Fire Service and Essex County EMS to deliver educational sessions to elementary school-aged children from Windsor and Essex County, covering various safety and crime prevention topics. Additionally, both the LaSalle Police Service and The Safety Village actively participate in various events at The Safety
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