Prohibited Driver Arrested Following Suspicious Activity in Commercial Area

Report # 24-1080 On February 14, 2024, at approximately 4:30 AM, a LaSalle Police Officer was completing a property check at a commercial location on the east side of LaSalle when they observed a vehicle operating suspiciously on the property. The vehicle was slowly driving around the rear of the stores which were all closed at the time. The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver and upon further investigation, it was determined that the driver, a 37-year-old male from Windsor, was operating the vehicle while being prohibited from driving due to previous criminal offences. He was also
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Speeding Transport Truck Nets Stunt Driving Charge for Driver

A transport truck and trailer was clocked on radar travelling at 94 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone in the 9400 block of Malden Road Tuesday afternoon just after 4:00 pm. A LaSalle Police Officer was conducting traffic enforcement in the area when they observed the large vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and stopped it. The driver, a 37-year-old male from Windsor was issued a summons to appear in court for the charge of Stunt Driving – Speeding more than 40 km/h over the posted speed limit. The tractor portion of the vehicle was seized, towed,
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Two Individuals Arrested for Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000

Report # 24-912 On Wednesday, February 7th, 2024, at approximately 7:30 am, the LaSalle Police Service received a report from an observant witness regarding suspicious activity in the area of Quick Street and Morton Drive. The witness reported observing two individuals unlawfully entering and rummaging through parked vehicles. In response to the report, officers swiftly arrived at the scene and apprehended the suspects. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the individuals were in possession of stolen property including a vehicle that was reported stolen out of the City of Windsor. As a result, a 33-year-old male of no fixed
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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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