Lifesaving Award of Merit Presented to Lasalle Resident, Jan Bedford

The LaSalle Police Service was proud and honoured to recognize Jan Bedford at the LaSalle Town Council Meeting for her heroic actions in rescuing a person from perishing in the Detroit River. In September 2021, Ms. Bedford saw a person struggling in the Detroit River in LaSalle and recognized that the person’s life was in danger. She disregarded her own safety by immediately taking action and swimming a significant distance out into the river to save them. As a result of her brave deed, the LaSalle Police Service applied to the Lifesaving Society for the Lifesaving Award of Merit for
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LaSalle Police Seeks Information on Hit and Run

LaSalle Police Report # 22-5383 On Sunday, August 7th, just before 9:30 PM, an adult male cyclist was struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Huron Church Line Road and St. Francis Street in the Town of LaSalle. At the time, the cyclist was travelling on Huron Church through the intersection while walking his small dog. A motor vehicle that was travelling east on St. Francis, stopped at the stop sign and then proceeded forward while the cyclist was in the intersection, resulting in a collision. The driver of the motor vehicle briefly stopped and exited but did
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The LaSalle Police Youth Foundation Thanks Our LPYF Charity Golf Tournament Sponsors and Donors for Their Ongoing Community Support

The LaSalle Police Youth Foundation held its 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, July 18th, 2022 at Essex Golf and Country Club. The LPYF is run by the LaSalle Police Service with a goal to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. The following are the primary beneficiaries of your generous donations this year and we hope that you take great pride in knowing how much good you are doing for our community. 1) St. Andrews Food Bank LaSalle, 2) WETRA – Windsor Essex Therapeutic Riding Association, 3) The
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Adult Male from Markham Ontario Faces Several Criminal Charges After Single Vehicle Collision in LaSalle

A severely damaged Toyota Corolla was discovered approximately 10 meters off the roadway in the 700 block of Highway 18 just before 3:00 a.m. on Friday by LaSalle Police Officers who were on patrol. It was apparent that the vehicle had just been involved in a serious collision and officers quickly began to investigate. Officers located the male driver who was still with the vehicle and began to assess if he was injured. While the officers were speaking with him, he fled on foot and tried to hide but was quickly located. Officers formed the opinion that his ability to
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Adult Male Arrested After Single-Vehicle Collision

Occurrence #22-4618 A young adult male from LaSalle is facing criminal charges after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a utility pole at Malden Road and Sprucewood Avenue late Monday night. Through investigation, officers determined that the driver was operating a motor vehicle with more than 2 times the legal limit of alcohol in his system. The driver was not seriously injured however the vehicle was demolished as a result of the collision. Thankfully no one else was in the vehicle at the time. The driver was later released with a court date to answer to the charges. His
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Police Seeking Witnesses or Information in Assault Investigation

Incident #22-4324 The LaSalle Police Service is currently investigating an assault that took place at a marina on Front Road in the Town of LaSalle over the weekend. The incident occurred during the evening of July 2nd, 2022 which resulted in injuries to an adult male. Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the altercation or has information regarding the incident to contact the LaSalle Police Service, Constable JIBRAIL at 519-969-5210, ext.2909. Anonymous tips can be left at Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.
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Concerning Graffiti at Sandwich Secondary Prompts Response From LaSalle Police

On Thursday, June 9th, Sandwich Secondary School Officials notified the LaSalle Police Service of some concerning graffiti written on a bathroom stall in one of their student washrooms. Police immediately began an investigation and are working with school officials on the matter and are reviewing surveillance cameras at this time. LaSalle Police Service will have an increased presence at the school to ensure everyone’s safety and are actively seeking to identify the culprit. Police are asking the public, staff, or students to come forward with any information regarding this investigation. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at www.catchcrooks.com
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LaSalle Police Bicycle Rodeo 2022 a Roaring Success!

The LaSalle Police Service would like to thank our community for coming out and participating in the LaSalle Police Service Bicycle Rodeo 2022.  On Saturday, June 4th, 2022, the LaSalle Police Service with the assistance of Bike Windsor Essex held their 25th annual bicycle rodeo where we are able to teach our young cyclists the importance of safe cycling skills and practices.  The event had been on hiatus since 2019 and was attended by almost 60 participants between the ages of 2 to 15. We hope that you all had fun and learned some new skills.  Remember to always wear
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Starbucks LaSalle and LaSalle Police Service Partner for Coffee with a Cop

LaSalle Police Officers and Communicators will be at Starbucks LaSalle (Malden and Delmar) on Friday, June 17th between 11 AM and 1 PM for Coffee with a Cop. Everyone is welcome to come on out and meet us for some casual conversation and to get to know each other. The LaSalle Police Service thanks our community for your friendship and support. A special thanks to managers, Peter and Marty for hosting us for this event.
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Arrest Made After Brief Stand-Off

A LaSalle Police Crisis Negotiator and excellent teamwork were key to the peaceful outcome of a criminal investigation in LaSalle this evening. On Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 just before 6:30 PM, LaSalle Police Service received a call regarding threats to cause death after a male at a residence in the 300 block of Bouffard Road threatened another person, allegedly with a firearm. The reporting person was no longer with the male and police quickly responded to the area. Officers contained the residence, closed the road, and asked the public to stay away while they dealt with the situation. The Crisis
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