The LaSalle Police Service is notifying area residents that we are investigating a daytime break-in to a residence that occurred sometime over the weekend of March 25, 2022, on D’Amore Drive, LaSalle. Further details will not be released at this time to preserve the integrity of the investigation however, police are making the public aware of this occurrence and to report any suspicious activity at any hour of the day immediately to the LaSalle Police.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to keep their residence and vehicle doors and windows, closed and locked at all times. We encourage homeowners to consider installing surveillance cameras as this has proven to be an invaluable tool in fighting and preventing crime. We also encourage everyone to apply the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) which is information and tips on changing the environment in and around your home or business to minimize the opportunity for a crime to take place. For more information on CPTED please visit https://www.cptedontario.com/
Furthermore, if you plan on being away from your home for an extended length of time, we urge you to take steps to make the house appear as if it is occupied. This can be done by way of lights and radio or music set on timers etc. Let your trusted family, friends, and neighbours know that you will be away, and ask them to keep a watchful eye on your home. Also, consider putting your home on the LaSalle Police Service House Checklist – https://www.lasallepolice.ca/houseproperty-check/.
Anyone with information should call LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210 or Crime Stoppers at https://www.catchcrooks.com/ 519 258-8477.
Author: Senior Constable Terry Seguin#214