Break and Enter Thwarted and Would-be Thief Arrested

On Friday, July 9, 2021, just after 2:00 a.m., LaSalle Police Officers were dispatched to a restaurant on Malden Road for a report of a break and enter in progress. The business owner was on-site, working in his office when he heard the person breaking in and called the police. The male gained entry to the building by breaking an exterior door and was observed on video surveillance, rummaging through things in the front of the business. Officers arrived on scene within one minute, surrounding the business, and located a lone, adult male inside the restaurant. The male was arrested
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LaSalle Police Service12th Annual Summer Safety Cycling Program Begins!

Officers will be handing out “ice cream cone” coupons donated by McDonald’s to local youths that officers see practicing “safe” bicycling skills. The youth will also be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a bicycle donated by the LaSalle Police Youth Foundation at the end of the summer draw. Wear those helmets and ride safely!   A special Thanks to McDonald’s Ojibway for their participation in promoting safe cycling.   Left to right – Acting Chief Davies, McDonald’s Ojibway Jenn Rocetes. and Sergeant Tonin.
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3 Day Driver’s Licence Suspension – Alcohol

An adult female motorist has had her driver’s licence suspended for a period of three days after a traffic stop with LaSalle Police just before 1:00 a.m. on Monday, July 5th, 2021. While speaking with the driver, the officer suspected that they were operating their vehicle after consuming alcohol and demanded that she submit to a test to determine if her ability to operate the vehicle was impaired. Further tests revealed that the drivers blood alcohol level was above 50mgs per 100 mls of blood and was issued a three day drivers licence suspension as a result. There is no
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Motorist Charged With Stunt Driving for Excessive Speed

On Friday, July 2nd, 2021 just before 2:30 PM, a LaSalle Police Officer conducting radar/traffic enforcement on Front Road observed a Hyundai Tiburon travelling at 92 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and issued the adult male driver a summons for drive motor vehicle perform stunt- speeding by 40 or more km/h in a zone that is less than 80 km/h. His drivers licence was suspended and his motor vehicle was towed and impounded. Beginning on July 1st, 2021 the government of Ontario made changes to Section 172(1) – of the Highway Traffic Act
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Motorcycle Crash on Highway 18

Case # LA 21-6988 On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 just before midnight, LaSalle Police Officers responded to a motorcycle collision on Highway 18 just north of the Turkey Creek Bridge.   An adult male was driving the motorcycle northbound toward Windsor when it struck the raised median causing the driver to lose control.  The driver suffered serious and potentially life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital by ambulance where he remains in critical condition. Members of the LaSalle Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit and Forensic Identification Unit were on scene to assist with the investigation and kept the
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Multiple Charges Laid After Pursuit of Stolen Truck

A 37 year Windsor woman is facing multiple charges after stealing a large truck from a worksite on Ojibway Parkway in Windsor just before 3:15 a.m., then leading police on a low-speed pursuit in LaSalle. Windsor Police notified LaSalle Police Dispatch that a large white panel truck was reported stolen from the worksite moments earlier and was now headed towards LaSalle on Ojibway Parkway. An officer in the area observed the truck and activated their lights and siren to signal the vehicle to stop. The truck did not stop and police observed that the driver appeared to be a middle-aged
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UPDATE – Body of Deceased Male Located in Detroit River in LaSalle Identified

Case# LA21-5992 On Sunday, May 30th, 2021 just before 10:30 AM, LaSalle Police Service was contacted by a boater after discovering a body of a person in the LaSalle Channel of the Detroit River.  Police quickly recovered the body of a white male from the water and began an investigation into the matter. Through investigation, LaSalle Police Service has positively identified the person, who is a 34 year old male. No foul play is suspected at this time and no further information is being released pending notification of the next of kin. Author: Senior Constable Terry Seguin #214 Community and
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Unidentified Body of Deceased Male Located in Detroit River in LaSalle

Case# LA21-5992 On Sunday, May 30th, 2021 just before 10:30 AM, LaSalle Police Service was contacted by a boater after discovering a body of a person in the LaSalle Channel of the Detroit River.  The body was found at the surface of the water along the eastern shore of Fighting Island near the LaSalle boat launch.  LaSalle Police Service, LaSalle Fire Service and the Ontario Provincial Police Service Marine Unit quickly attended the area to recover the body. The identity or age of the person is unknown at this time but is believed to be a white male. A coroner
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Police Asking Public Assistance in Identifying Persons in Relation to a Theft of a Riding Lawn Mower

Case # 2021-5326 The LaSalle Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two males and a vehicle involved in the theft of a red riding lawn mower from a residence in the 2600 block of Front Road on May 8th, 2021 between 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM.  They were seen in a yellow older model vehicle similar to a late ’60s early 70’s Pontiac GTO or LeMans, pulling a trailer. Anyone with any information, or if you recognize the persons are asked to contact the LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210 Constable Marc Williams or contact Crime Stoppers
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Windsor PS and LaSalle PS Joint Forces Traffic Enforcement Project

As part of Canada Road Safety Week, the Windsor Police Service Traffic Enforcement Unit and LaSalle Police Service officers teamed up for a joint Traffic Enforcement Project in the City of Windsor and the Town of LaSalle. The objective of this initiative was to enforce and educate drivers with a focus on speeding, distracted driving, and failing to slow down and proceed with caution for emergency vehicles. On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, through great teamwork and effort, 92 total traffic enforcement actions and one arrest were accomplished; Speeding – 78Drive with hand-held communication device – 3Fail to slow down and proceed with caution for emergency vehicles – 3Other – 8Arrest warrant – 1  The LaSalle Police Service encourages everyone to help our officers
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