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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Temporary Closure of LaSalle Parks and Boat Ramp

Temporary Closure of LaSalle Parks and Boat Ramp Message from the Town of LaSalle and the LaSalle Police Service Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2020 at the TOL website http://www.lasalle.ca/en/News/index.aspx?feedId=81f8ca66-755a-47af-87c4-18b921e32dac&newsId=e3ab3b4d-092e-427c-818e-1a291147ebc7 Temporary Closure of LaSalle Parks In response to the Government of Ontario’s emergency order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to close all outdoor recreational amenities, all Town of LaSalle parks, sports fields and pavilions are closed. This is in addition to the previous closure of the playground equipment, the skateboard park, pickleball courts, tennis courts and basketball courts. The LaSalle Boat Ramp, located at Gil Maure Park,
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March 27th, 2020 – Temporary Closure of Play Structures at All LaSalle Parks

The Town of LaSalle has posted the following on the Town of LaSalle Webpage and Social Media. Temporary Closure of Play Structures at All LaSalle Parks In a continued effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Town of LaSalle is closing all playground equipment located within the parks. The play structures are closed immediately until further notice. The play structures are not sanitized and therefore provide an opportunity for transmission of COVID-19 between users. In addition, the skateboard park at the Vollmer Complex, pickleball courts, tennis courts and basketball courts are closed. The parks and trails remain open and
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