Possible Contractor’s Fraud

September 28, 2018 A case of possible contractor’s fraud – A local resident called police and told them that he had paid money to have his windows repaired but the job had not been completed, and the ‘contractor’ was refusing to attend the site or return the deposit he had been given to complete the work. Police got in touch with the “contractor” who denied the claim. The resident who had found this contractor on Kijiji was advised to be more circumspect of such contractors in the future. (please visit https://www.kijiji.ca/kijijicentral/jobs-services/services/avoiding-contractor-moving-and-other-service-scams/ or similar sites on information how to avoid such
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Stunt Driving

September 17, 2018 – During the middle of the afternoon, two LaSalle officers observed a rider on a motor cycle doing “wheelies” along Normandy St. They observed that the front wheel of the motorcycle was high above the road surface. The officers pulled over the rider for “Stunt Driving”. The driver was advised of the reason for the stop. His licence was seized on the spot, and suspended for 7 days. He was also issued a summons to attend court and explain his actions to a Judge / Justice of Peace. The motorcycle was also impounded for 7 days. If
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Fraud

September 10 An Officer was dispatched to the front lobby of the police station to speak with a resident who informed the officer that he had been a victim of Fraud. The man had become aware that his bank and credit card had been compromised at which point he had attended his banking institution. The Financial Institution advised him to contact police and indicated they will be doing a parallel internal investigation into the matter, and hopefully the approximate total of $100,000 that was taken from his account will be reimbursed to the client. Fraudulent activity can happen to anyone.
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Online Scam

Sept 7 A local resident had shown interest in a vehicle that was being offered for sale on Kijiji website. The resident was contacted by the people who had posted the ad and invited him to come to the 1300 block of Cadillac in Windsor to see the vehicle. The local resident attended the area and saw a couple sitting in a 2007 Dodge Caravan with 71,000 kms (whose picture had been posted on Kijiji) He met with the couple in the van and took the van for a test drive around the block. They settled on a price of
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Civil Dispute

Sept. 4 Officers attended a local residence to mediate a civil dispute regarding sale/purchase of a house. The vendors had turned over a key to the house they were selling to the purchaser before getting their money. The buyer moved into the house shortly thereafter. The two parties then renegotiated an extension to the sale agreement, and both parties advised they would abide by it. The buyer appeared to be having some issues with financing, but assured the sellers that he was going to come through on his promise to pay them. One of the involved lawyers was away on
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Coyote Spotted

A concerned citizen attended the station to advise that her small dog had been attacked by a coyote while the dog was in the side yard, located in the 1100 block of Reaume Rd. Residents are reminded to exercise caution when letting small dogs out (especially in early morning and evening hours). It is recommended to turn exterior lights on, regularly clean up your dog’s feces, and keep a constant eye on your animals.
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LaSalle Police Charity Golf

On Monday, July 16, 2018, the LaSalle Police Youth Foundation hosted its annual charity golf tournament.  Once again, the day was a success.  Thank you all our sponsors, volunteers and participants.
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Break and Enter

On September 16, 2017 a break and enter was reported in the 400 block of Kenwood. A residence was entered and the entire main level and basement had been ransacked by an unknown suspect(s). The break-in was believed to have occurred between the hours of 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Officers conducted an investigation and canvassed the area. Please contact LaSalle Police Service or Crimestoppers if you have any information regarding this occurrence.
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3-Day Licence Suspension

Sept 16 Just after midnight, an officer on general patrol observed a vehicle travelling south bound along Front Road. The vehicle appeared to be swerving and unable to stay in its traffic lane. The officer stopped the vehicle to ascertain the driver’s sobriety. Based on the investigation and the conversation with the driver, the officer asked the driver to provide a breath sample into a roadside screening device, to determine her level of intoxication. The woman refused to provide a sample at first. When the officer explained the consequences and penalties which are the same as if you took the
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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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