Motor Vehicle Collides With Cyclist – Cyclist Seriously Injured

Date: May 8, 2021Author: Senior Constable Terry SEGUINPhone: 519-969-5210Fax: 519-969-2662 ** Motor Vehicle Collides With Cyclist – Cyclist Seriously Injured ** LPS Event #21-5292 On Friday May 7th, at approximately 4:30 PM, a red Chevrolet Cruze driven by an 82 year old male from Windsor was travelling west on Todd Lane and made a left turn onto Canada Street. At the same time a 59 year old male from LaSalle was riding his bicycle east on Todd Lane, through the intersection when the collision occurred. According to witnesses, the cyclist tried to turn out to avoid a collision but was
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Family Dispute Ends in Injuries

On April 30th, 2021 just after 3:00 pm, the LaSalle Police Service received a request to assist paramedics at a residence in the Town of LaSalle regarding a medical call involving injuries from a knife. Minutes after the initial call, officers arrived on scene and discovered that a fight had taken place between two brothers, both in their 30’s, who live at the same residence. The situation quickly escalated when one of the brothers used knives against the other during the melee. The victim sustained three knife wounds, one to the neck, bicep and hand as a result. He was
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LaSalle Police Promotes Bicycle Safety

The LaSalle Police Service regularly promotes bicycle safety through such initiatives as the annual LaSalle Police Service Bicycle Rodeo, the LaSalle Police Service Summer Safe Riding Program as well as incidental interaction with the community in an effort to teach children and parents safe riding practices. LaSalle Police Service Bicycle Rodeo is generally held annually in May and teaches children the basic rules of the road, how to watch out for traffic, safe bicycle handling and agility skills. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 we will, once again, be unable to hold our annual LaSalle Police Service Bicycle Rodeo in 2021. The
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Break and Enter Quickly Solved by LaSalle Police Officers

A 40-year-old, male, Windsor resident, was arrested just before 5:00 AM this morning for several criminal offences related to a break and enter to a LaSalle business. At this time, a LaSalle Police Officer was on general patrol when he noticed the male riding a bicycle, carrying a large box containing several packages of cigarettes. The officer stopped to investigate and found that he had several new lottery tickets in his possession as well. The male could not provide a reasonable explanation as to how he came into possession of the items. Additional officers checked nearby businesses and discovered that
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ATTENTION BOATERS – LaSalle Police Service – Notice of Speed Regulated Zone In The Detroit River Through LaSalle

LaSalle Police Service Notice of Speed Regulated Zone In The Detroit River Through LaSalle As per Schedule 6 of the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations, the area highlighted in yellow on the map below, identifies the portion of the Detroit River in the Town of LaSalle that is regulated by a speed limit for powered vessels. The speed limit in this highlighted area is 10km/h max. Section 2(7) of the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations also specifies a speed limit of 10 km/h max. within 30 meters or 100 feet from shore in the waters of Ontario. The fine for violating the
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Why Cyclists Should Always Wear a Helmet

A Bicycle Helmet May Save Your Life or Prevent a Life-Altering Injury. As the weather gets nicer we are beginning to see many people out riding their bikes for enjoyment and exercise. What a great way to get out, stay active and enjoy the sunshine. We have been limited in our activities due to this pandemic and exercise is a key factor in relieving stress. Each day we see many people, youths and adults alike, riding their bicycles, many of which are not always wearing their helmets. Our aim is to educate everyone on the safety benefits of wearing a
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Impaired Driver Charged

An adult female resident of LaSalle has been charged by the LaSalle Police Service with impaired driving and excess blood alcohol after she was stopped by police on Golfview Drive in LaSalle Thursday evening. The vehicle caught the officer’s attention after it made a number of manoeuvres that caused them to suspect that the driver may be impaired. While speaking with the driver, the officer made observations that further confirmed their suspicions. The female was arrested and transported to the LaSalle Police Service where further tests were conducted that revealed that her blood alcohol concentration was above the legal limit
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Message from Acting Chief Davies – The LaSalle Police Service will not be conducting random traffic stops or person checks for the sole purpose of enforcing the stay-at-home order.

Saturday, April 17th, 2021 Yesterday, the Government of Ontario announced new legislation aimed at directly combatting the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus in our communities. This new legislation concentrates on restricting or limiting the mobility of persons for all non-essential purposes and also includes additional police powers.  We are currently assessing this new legislation and its impact on our daily interaction with members of the public. The LaSalle Police Service will continue to focus on compliance through engagement, education and, where appropriate, enforcement.  Be assured, we will not be conducting random traffic stops or person checks for the sole
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Impaired Driver Charged for Being Over 4 Times the Legal Limit

An adult female resident of Windsor has been charged by the LaSalle Police Service with impaired driving and excess blood alcohol after she was stopped by police on Malden Road in LaSalle Thursday evening. The vehicle caught the officer’s attention after it made a number of maneuvers that caused them to suspect that the driver may be impaired. While speaking with the driver, the officer made observations that further confirmed their suspicions. The female was arrested and transported to the LaSalle Police Service where further tests were conducted that revealed that her blood alcohol concentration was more than four times
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Graffiti Spray-Painted on Fence…Again!

On April 3rd, just after 1:00 AM, LaSalle Police officers were called to the 300 block of Ramblewood Drive regarding some youths spray painting graffiti on a wooden privacy fence. This was the second incident of graffiti at that location, the first of which was reported on March 31st, 2021. The wooden fence, which is owned by the Town of LaSalle was erected a couple of weeks prior and leads from Ramblewood Drive to Ojibway Oaks Park. Officers quickly arrived in the area and observed the damage to the fence which was sprayed with purple paint as well as a
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