Break and Enter Suspect Arrested

On Saturday Sept. 30th, just before 5:00 PM a resident in the area of Huron St. and Mayfair Ave heard the sound of glass shattering at a neighbour’s house. When they went to check, they discovered that the rear patio door had been smashed. The reporting person quickly called police to report the incident. Officers quickly converged in the area. They stopped a vehicle and arrested one of the occupants for a daytime Break & Enter. A 25 year old Amherstburg man has been charged with Break & Enter, and Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.
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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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Arson at Essex Golf and Country Club

Over the past 3 weeks there have been 2 attempts at setting fire to structures in & around the pool area at Essex Golf & Country Club. During the first reported incident which occurred the night of July 27th, suspect(s) attempted to set fire to a small wooden shed that is used as a lifeguard hut / storage in the enclosed pool area. Suspect(s) had used a water bottle with charcoal lighter fluid and a rag stuck inside as a “Molotov cocktail” in order to set the structure on fire. The attempt failed resulting in only minor damage to the
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Impaired Driver

On Tuesday August 22, 2017 at approximately 10:28 PM, officers were dispatched to the area of Gary Ave and Michigan Ave in respect to an erratic driver. The vehicle was observed driving over the lawn in the area. Officers located the vehicle, which was driving westbound on Gary Ave. A female driver was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. An Intoxylizer test was conducted and the driver was found to have 350 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, over four times the legal limit. She was transported to hospital because of her high reading. She was
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Robert Carrick Tunnel Dedication Ceremony

On August 23, 1969, Constable Robert Carrick of the Township of Sandwich West Police Force was fatally shot while responding to a report of a Domestic Assault at a home on Sprucewood Avenue. Constable Carrick was able to save the lives of the suspect’s wife, child & their baby sitter, by getting them to safety behind his police cruiser, before being fatally shot by the suspect. Constable Robert Ross of the Sandwich West Police as well as Constable Alfred Oakley of the Windsor Police, who responded to the call, were also shot in the ensuing gun battle. Constable Oakley &
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Suspect Charged with Possession of Drugs, Stolen Motorcycle

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 just before 5:00 PM, Windsor Police Service – Communication Centre provided information to the LaSalle Police Service regarding a stolen motorcycle. LaSalle Police Service – Communication Centre was advised that an unknown person had just stolen a motorcycle from St. Clair College and was headed into LaSalle. LaSalle Police officers quickly converged to the area and located the suspect stopped at the XTR Gas Station located at Huron Church Road and Disputed Rd. The man who had stolen the motorcycle was quickly arrested and handcuffed, before he could get back on the motorcycle and flee
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Sexual Assault Review

On April 16, 2016 a Freedom of Information request was received by LaSalle Police Service from the Globe and Mail Newspaper requesting statistical information on Sexual Assault Investigations from 2010 – 2014.  The request was received and processed by the LaSalle Police Service. Unfortunately, sexual assault occurrences were erroneously categorized as “Unfounded” in all cases in which a charge was not laid. The figures provided to the Globe and Mail for 2010-2014 were: 51 reported Sexual Assaults 30 Unfounded (59%) As a result of an article published by the Globe and Mail, the LaSalle Police Service conducted an internal review
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Thefts from Motor Vehicles

We have had several thefts from unlocked vehicles reported over the past week. Last night someone stole a set of golf clubs from a vehicle parked on Outram Ave. Another resident called us at 4:00 AM to report that they saw a young white male going through their cars in the 500 block of Grondin. This male fled the area before police arrived. An extensive search of the area was conducted but proved to be unfruitful. We urge residents to always remove all valuables from your vehicle and to lock your vehicle. Residents are reminded to follow these important safety
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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

LaSalle Police Service is currently investigating a fatal single vehicle collision. The collision occurred earlier this afternoon, just after 3:30 P.M. on Monty St.  between Malden Road and Matchette Road A Dodge Ram pick-up truck  was travelling east bound on Monty St. when it left the roadway and struck a light pole on the north side of the road. The lone occupant of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Technical Collision Reconstruction officers are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information or witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the LaSalle  Police Service at 519-969-5210
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