E-bikes Information and the Law

The LaSalle Police Service has recently responded to a number of complaints regarding youths riding e-bikes in LaSalle as well as interfering with traffic. In several of the cases, the person(s) operating the e-bikes were under the minimum age of 16 years and were operating the vehicle in a manner that was dangerous to themselves and to other motorists. Before you purchase or ride an e-bike, make sure that you are in compliance with all laws and safety standards. Here is an excellent resource and FAQ page from Electric Avenue E-Bikes in Hamilton Ontario – https://eaebikes.com/mto-ebike-faq#a8 Here is an excerpt
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Scams Requiring Google Play Cards as Payment

LaSalle Police Service is making everyone aware of a scam involving the purchase Google Play Cards but could involve any type of redeemable gift card. Two residents reported having received e-mail requests from friends, asking them to purchase Google Play Cards and provided a tearful story as to why they required this. The e-mails appeared to be legitimate and from people they knew. Both persons purchased hundreds of dollars worth of the cards. Luckily, both of them contacted their friends to advise that they had purchased the cards and were advised that no such request was made and so they
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The LaSalle Police Youth Foundation Thanks Our Sponsors and Donors for Their On-going Community Support

The LaSalle Police Youth Foundation hosted its 18th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, September 13th at Essex Golf and Country Club.  The LPYF is run by the LaSalle Police Service with a goal to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Our ability to provide assistance to youth-related initiatives, activities and organizations in LaSalle and Essex County would not be possible without the gracious and generous support of our sponsors.  We are grateful to our loyal supporters, donors and sponsors; many of whom have been with us since the
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Motorists Urged to Pay Attention for Crossing Guards and Students

The LaSalle Police Service is urging motorists to keep a watchful eye out for our crossing guards and students as they make their way to and from our area schools. Since the beginning of this school year, some of our crossing guards have reported nearly being struck by vehicles who failed to stop for them or did not see them altogether. The crossing guards are out there ensuring the safety of our children and will not call on the children to cross until it is safe to do so. But…motorists must do their part as well by being mindful and
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UPDATE – Police Investigation Under Way in 2200 Block of Front Road

September 28th, 2021 10:30 AM The LaSalle Police Service continues to investigate the death of an adult male at a residence in the 2200 block of Front Road, LaSalle. Officers are still investigating the circumstances of this matter and in the interest of preserving the integrity of the investigation, are not releasing any further information at this time. We assure everyone that there is no concern or risk to public safety. A follow-up media release may be issued as the investigation progresses. We thank everyone for their patience and understanding.
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Police Investigation Under Way in 2200 Block of Front Road

September 27th, 2021 10:00 PM The LaSalle Police Service is currently investigating an occurrence in the 2200 block of Front Road. Details regarding the nature of the investigation are not being released at this time as the officers continue to gather further information. We assure everyone that there is no concern or risk to public safety. A follow-up media release may be issued as the investigation progresses. We thank everyone for their patience and understanding.
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LaSalle Male Issued Three Day Driver’s Licence Suspension

An adult male from LaSalle was issued a three-day driver’s licence suspension just before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 25th for having a blood-alcohol level of more than 50 mgs while operating a motor vehicle. A LaSalle Police Officer stopped the GMC pickup on Normandy Street and could smell alcohol from within the vehicle. A test was administered to determine the driver’s blood alcohol concentration after which he was issued with the suspension. His driver’s licence was seized and suspended for three days. There are no fines or points associated. Anyone issued with this type of suspension must attend Service
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Windsor Male Charged with Stunt Driving – Speeding 50 km/h Over Posted Speed Limit

An adult male from Windsor was issued a summons for Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt – Speeding after driving his 2011 Hyundai 100 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone on Front Road, on Friday, September 24th, at 4:45 a.m. A LaSalle Police Officer was conducting radar traffic enforcement in the area when they observed the Hyundai approaching at a high rate of speed. The officer stopped the vehicle and issued the driver a summons for the offence requiring him to appear before a justice of the peace to answer for the charge. As a result of the charge,
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LaSalle Police Service Makes Arrest in CIBC Robbery

The LaSalle Police Service has arrested and charged 32 year old, Cody Carrington of Windsor in relation to a robbery that took place at CIBC Bank on Malden Road in LaSalle on Saturday, September 18th, 2021. The accused is charged with Robbery, Disguise with Intent, and Breach of Probation in relation to this incident and was held for a bail hearing to answer to the charges. After a meticulous and thorough investigation, Officers were able to identify, locate and arrest the accused without incident.
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LaSalle Police Investigate Robbery at CIBC Bank, Malden Road.

The LaSalle Police Service is investigating a robbery that took place at CIBC Bank on Malden Road in LaSalle on Saturday Morning. At about 9:45 a.m. a male entered the bank, approached a teller and demanded the cash. The teller complied and handed over a sum of money after which he promptly left the area on a bicycle but witnesses were not able to see which direction he went. No weapon was produced during the ordeal. LaSalle Police were contacted and attended the bank while additional officers searched the area for the suspect. The male is described as approximately 5’8″
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