Theft

On January 15, 2019, LaSalle Police were dispatched to a theft complaint at the new condominiums under construction on Newman Street off of Sprucewood Avenue. On arrival, Officers learned that several rolls of wire were missing including: 4 reels of 12-2 gauge yellow wire, 7 reels of 14-2 gauge white wire, 1 reel of 8-3 gauge white wire and 6 reels of green ground wire worth over $6000 in total. Surveillance footage was obtained and a black Chev pickup was located in the area with two subjects entering the area and taking items. Please see LaSalle Police Service on Facebook
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Landlord and Tenant Dispute

On January 12, 2019, LaSalle Police were called out to a local restaurant for a dispute between a landlord and tenant. Officers intervened and provided assistance to both involved persons. The landlord was given advice on his rights and provided with a copy of the Residential Tenancies Act and contact information for the rental tribunal. LaSalle Police advises residents with questions in regards to their rights and responsibilities and latest laws (for renters or landlords) to visit The Landlord and Tenant Board website: http://www.sjto.gov.on.ca/ltb/
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Suspicious Person

On January 11th, LaSalle Police attended the area of Ulster St. for a report of a suspicious person. A male attended the front door of a residence and claimed he was from a sobriety centre and a victim of a previous sexual assault. He proceeded to ask for a donation as he stated he was the District Manager of the organization. The homeowners found this to be suspicious as he was canvassing very far from the organization’s home town and did not have business cards or proper documentation. The male then left the scene and after the officers canvassed the
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Suspicious On-Line Activity

On January 9th, a citizen attended the LaSalle Police Service to speak to an officer with regards to suspicious on-line activity. The reporting person received an e-mail from what appeared to be his brother-in-law however, upon further investigation, the officer discovered the true e-mail address was not that of his brother-in-law. The e-mail threatened to release compromising information and in order to prevent this, they requested an amount of money paid by Bitcoin. The e-mail was determined to be fraudulent and the culprits made an attempt to extort money or Bitcoin from the reporting person. There was no financial loss
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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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