Vehicle Entered

On January 5th, 2019, LaSalle Police received a call about a vehicle that was entered overnight in the 400 block of Fields Avenue. The complainant reports that several items including a cheque were taken from the unlocked vehicle. Luckily that cheque had been already deposited and the culprit cannot cash it. The LaSalle Police would like to remind all residents to lock your vehicles when not in use and to always bring your valuables inside your residence.
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7-Day Suspension

On January 1st, 2019, An Officer was conducting radar patrol in an unmarked vehicle when he observed a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction at high rate of speed. When the vehicle drove past him, the officer’s vehicle actually shook. The officer conducted the traffic stop, identified the male, and advised him he was going over the speed limit by 60km/h more than the posted speed limit. Driving at speeds of 50 km/h or more over the speed limit is considered stunt driving as per Section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. The driver was issued with a Summons to
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Break and Enter

On December 5, 2018, LaSalle Police Dispatch received a call from a home located on Malden Road, in Windsor. The homeowner told the Dispatcher that he had just arrived home and the contents of his home were in a pick-up truck which appeared to be stuck in mud, besides his driveway. He saw two men, who had been attempting to free the truck, run from the scene towards LaSalle. Officers converged in the area. The Sergeant responding to the call attended the victim’s home quickly and discovered that the pick-up truck in the victim’s driveway had in fact been reported
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Suspicious Circumstances

Between December 3rd and 4th, police were dispatched to two different areas of town regarding suspicious circumstances. Two residents, living in different areas of the town told police that someone approached their front door and either knocked, or attempted to open it. The areas were canvassed by officers but they did not find the persons that were reportedly seen at these homes. With the recent thefts in LaSalle, make sure you know what to do should this happen to you. If you encounter such a situation, do not open the door, but ask the person who they are and what
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Impaired Driver

If you are throwing up while driving, due to being drunk, we urge you to pull over and not drive anymore. In the late evening hours of December 2nd, an officer on patrol observed some very erratic driving along Hwy. #18. The officer stopped the vehicle and attended the driver side window to speak with the driver. The driver’s breath smelled of alcohol. The investigating officer noted vomit running down the front door (inside and outside). The driver claimed it wasn’t his. He admitted to having a “couple” of drinks at his work Christmas party, and was on the way
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Courier Deliveries

During the holiday season, it is normal practice for courier companies to leave packages on the door step. We wish to make our residents aware that there have already been a few thefts of packages ordered for the holidays from doorsteps. If ordering on-line, please ask a neighbour to check your doorstep for delivery or leave a note for the delivery service with delivery instructions to leave with a neighbour or to try again at another time.
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Abandoned/Stolen Vehicle

Earlier this week, LaSalle Police were dispatched to the area of Bouffard Road for the report of suspicious vehicle. A vehicle had been parked and left unattended for two days. The responding officers discovered that the license plates on the abandoned vehicle were reported stolen from Windsor. The vehicle itself had numerous documents with various addresses on them and it appeared that the documents may have been stolen during other thefts. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the vehicle also had been reported stolen from Lakeshore, ON. In similar fashion, there were several instances this past week of vehicles
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4th Class Police Constable

LASALLE POLICE SERVICE Announces opening for the position of “4th CLASS POLICE CONSTABLE” The LaSalle Police Service has an opening for a fourth class constable who is physically fit, and possesses high ethical standards, integrity and a thorough knowledge of the community of LaSalle. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements for the position of Police Constable as outlined in the Police Services Act of Ontario. Applicants not currently working as a police constable in Ontario must submit a valid O.A.C.P. certificate and all supplementary documents with their résumé. The successful candidate must be willing to attend training at the Ontario
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Fraud

On Tuesday, November 6th, an officer spoke with a LaSalle resident who had been allegedly defrauded by Certified Windows and Doors. The resident had entered into a contract and obtained a loan for installation of new windows. The service was never provided and the business has since closed its doors, leaving the resident obligated to pay back the loan with no service received. The investigation is ongoing.  
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Help Us, Help You….If you call us, will we find you?

If you call us…will we find you? Imagine police, firefighters and EMS trying to reach a man whose heart has stopped beating, or a fire is in progress, or a violent incident is underway; how frustrated would they be when they can’t find the house number where they are needed. When house numbers are not displayed prominently, it can mean the difference between a rescue and a tragedy. Did you know that for every minute that cardiopulmonary resuscitation is delayed in a cardiac arrest, chances of survival decrease by about 10 percent? Fires, in the right conditions, can double in
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