May 17th 2020 to May 24th 2020

Members of the LaSalle Police Service, working from Sunday May 17th to Sunday May 24th were kept busy responding to 583 occurrences and calls for service. Some of the many calls and occurrences include: 22 – Emergency 911 Calls 9 – Alarms 1 – Animal Complaints 1 – Assist Other Police Service 1 – Bail Violation 13 – By-Law Complaints 14 – COVID-19 related calls 73 – Directed Patrols 1 – Domestic Dispute 12 – Driving & Traffic Complaints 1 – Family Disputes 3 – Fraud 3 – Harassment Complaint 1 – Impaired Driving Complaint 3 – Insecure Premises 7
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May 11, 2020 to May 16, 2020

Residents of LaSalle have been calling LaSalle Police Service to enquire about Service Ontario resources. There are many reasons why people need to talk to Service Ontario, from renewing their health card to registering their vehicle. Their phone lines are currently busy, but the website is available: www.ontario.ca Service Ontario are advising that members of the public not visit a Service Ontario centre unless necessary. LaSalle Police Service do not have the details of Service Ontario services and will refer you to their website for further information. There are a number of services that can be completed on-line: – renewing
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LaSalle Police Service Seize 700 grams of Cannabis Marijuana and $14,070.00 in Canadian Currency during a Traffic Stop on May 14th.

On May 14th, shortly after 11:30 PM, a LaSalle Police Officer on general patrol and conducting traffic enforcement on Highway #3 near St. Clair College, stopped a motor vehicle travelling 121 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone, 41 km/h over the posted speed limit. The lone male driver was found to have his drivers license suspended. During the interaction with the driver, the investigating officer made sensory and visual observations that led him to reasonably believe that Cannabis Marijuana was being unlawfully being kept within the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed that there was a substantial
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Raccoons and Canine (Raccoon) Distemper

Raccoons and Canine (Raccoon) Distemper Dispatch has received an increase of calls regarding racoons displaying odd behaviour and out during the day. Unfortunately, many have been infected with canine distemper which is often confused with rabies. Officers have responded to numerous calls assisting the Humane Society in removing an affected animal. Raccoons with distemper may move slowly and may stumble as they walk appearing confused and behaving oddly. They lose their fear of humans, appear blind and confused, may wander aimlessly and may become aggressive if cornered. A mucus discharge will often be present around their eyes and nose and
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Pedestrian Safety

Many people are taking advantage of some of the nice weather we have been having, to get outside and go for walks or bike rides. We would like to remind everyone that on streets were there are no sidewalks present, the proper side of the road to walk on is facing / toward traffic. The reason for this is that as a pedestrian, you will be able to see oncoming traffic and have the ability to step out of the way if the approaching vehicle does not see you or move over for you. If you have your back to
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Protect Yourself From Scams

CRA Scams continue. Canadians continue to endure endless attempts by unscrupulous professional scam artists who try to defraud us of our hard earned money and identities. These scams are purely for a financial gain. This occurs all over the world. If you receive any e-mails or messages advising you owe the government money or that they owe you money (i.e. Tax Refund) do not click any link. This is a Phishing Scam. The trick is to get you excited or worried. To properly check the status of your tax return, create an account on the Canada Revenue Agency website at:
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April 6th, 2020 to April 12th, 2020

Members of the LaSalle Police Service, working from Monday April 6th to Sunday April 12th, were kept busy responding to 333 occurrences and calls for service. Some of the many calls and occurrences include: 18 – Emergency 911 Calls 4 – Alarms 2 – Assist Other Police Service 20 – COVID-19 related calls 2 – By-Law Complaints 9 – Driving & Traffic Complaints 2 – Harassment Complaint 3 – Mischiefs 5 – Motor Vehicle Collision 2 – Persons to be Removed 92 – Property Checks 4 – Suspicious Activity 2 – Thefts 1 – Threats Complaint 22 – Traffic Stops
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Internet Safety Tips for Parents, Kids and Teens.

Internet Safety Tips for Parents, Kids and Teens. Our government and health officials have asked us all to stay at home as much as possible to prevent or reduce the spread of COVID-19. Many of us, including our children find themselves with a great deal of time on our hands and searching for something to pass that time. As a result, many people from every age group find themselves on-line, using social media, web-surfing, watching videos, video chats, virtual meetings, etc…the list is endless. Many of these on-line activities may seem innocuous however there can be pitfalls and dangers that
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Message to Residents – On-Line Reporting

Dear Residents, The LaSalle Police Service endeavors to provide our community with an effective and timely response to calls for service and matters of concern. While we have all had to modify our lives in response to this global crisis, the LaSalle Police Service has also found it necessary to modify our response model as it pertains to citizens reporting crimes and concerns. For a number of years, we have had “On-Line Reporting” in place, accessible through our website at: https://www.lasallepolice.ca/report-incident/. As an alternative, citizens may now also send an email directly to dispatch@lasallepolice.ca. As a measure to prevent the
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