Criminal Code Impaired Driving Convictions & Resulting Suspensions

You will receive a one-year licence suspension the first time you are convicted of a Criminal Code offence. Subsequent offences increase substantially to a lifetime ban from driving. Convictions will remain on your driver’s record for a minimum of 10 years. Your licence will be suspended if you are convicted of any of the following Criminal Code offences: · Driving or having care and control of a vehicle, including boats, when your BAC is more than 80 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood (.08) · Refusing to submit to a breath test for alcohol · Failing or refusing to provide
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Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) for Registering Over the Legal Limit

Your licence will be suspended immediately for 90 days: · If your BAC is more than 80 milligrams in 100 millilitres of blood (.08) · If you fail or refuse to give a breath, blood, oral fluid or urine sample when asked by police · If you fail or refuse to perform physical coordination tests or submit to a drug evaluation when required by police This suspension takes effect at the roadside or police station. It is separate from any criminal charges or prosecution that may also take place. Cost of licence reinstatement – $281 Penalty – $550
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“Warn-Range” Suspension

Drivers who register a blood-alcohol concentration in the “warn range” of .05 to .08 pose an immediate danger to themselves and other road users. If caught driving in the warn range, you will receive an immediate driver’s licence suspension at the roadside. If you fail a roadside sobriety test or violate the zero tolerance policy for young, novice or commercial drivers you will face; · A 3 day licence suspension for a first occurrence · A 7 day licence suspension for a second occurrence, and you must undergo a remedial alcohol-education program · A 30 day licence suspension for a
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Drunk Driving or High is Not Worth the Risk

Tis’ the season to indulge and from time to time partake in a beverage…or two, however we would like you to consider the following, and then consider how much cheaper a cab or some other means of transportation would have cost if you had not drove drunk or high. To promote safe driving for Ontarians, the province has some of the strictest driving laws regarding driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. Section 48 of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario provides the authority for the police to stop any driver to determine if alcohol or drug testing is required.
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Avoiding On-Line Frauds & Scams

Smart on-line usage means taking steps to avoid falling victim to on-line fraud, which occurs when criminals try to obtain your personal information, such as credit card and account numbers, get you to pay for items that are either nonexistent or misrepresented to you and/or steal your identity. It may also include infecting your computer with a virus. The LaSalle Police Service offers the following safety tips to help keep you and your family safe: Emails:   · Do not respond to offers of money, threats of legal action or warnings about “compromised security”. Check the sender’s e-mail address to
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7-Day Driver’s Licence Suspension

On December 7, 2019, Just before 5:00 AM a LaSalle Police Officer stopped a vehicle on Pinewood Place in LaSalle for a traffic violation. During his interaction with the driver the officer discovered that they were not licenced. The officer also detected the odour of alcohol coming from the driver. The officer demanded a breath sample from the driver, who complied and registered above 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood. According to the Ministry of Transportation, this was the second instance where this particular driver had registered in the warn range and was eligible for a 7
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Speeding Violations leads to 3 day Driver’s Licence Suspension

On December 3, 2019, In the early morning hours of December 3, 2019, a LaSalle Police Officer stopped a motor vehicle for the speeding. During the interaction with the driver the officer made observations that gave him reasonable grounds to believe that the he had consumed a quantity of alcohol prior to operating his motor vehicle. The driver was demanded to provide a breath sample to which he complied. Following a roadside breath sample, the results confirmed his suspicions. The male driver was served with a 3 day license suspension and a ticket for speeding 34 km/h above the posted
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Theft of Designer Bags

On December 2, 2019, Just after 7:00 PM, LaSalle Police Officers were dispatched to a store at Windsor Crossings for a theft that had just occurred. The thief was described as a white male, medium build, wearing a red jacket, black pants, black hat and appeared to be in his 20’s. The male in question entered the store and immediately grabbed a total of seven purses off the front display and front shelves. He then exited the store and walked south. Two officers quickly attended the store with another canvassing the surrounding area. Officers continued their search and took reports.
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Person Check, Obstruct Police Officer

On December 1, 2019, On this day at approximately 2:15 AM an officer observed a male party walking on Tenth street . As it was raining and cold, the officer asked the male if everything was OK. While speaking to the male the officers made observations that the male was intoxicated. A query of available police databases was conducted on the male and it was discovered he was currently bound by judicial conditions. He was found to be in breach of one of his conditions by being out of his residence. The male was placed under arrest at which time
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Theft Under $5000.00

On November 28, 2019, Early in the morning a male came to the LaSalle Police Service lobby and advised officers that his car was broken into over night. The vehicle had been parked in his driveway in the 1500 block of Durocher Drive, LaSalle. He reported that the items taken from within his vehicle included: his wallet, containing his driver’s licence, Ontario Health Card, payment cards and other forms of ID, vehicle documents, black Ray Ban sunglasses, prescription glasses and black Oakley backpack containing yoga sportswear. The complainant had already contacted his credit card companies and locked his credit card
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