Roadside Suspension

August 9, 2019, At 9:30 PM, A LaSalle Police Officer stopped a vehicle on Martin Lane after observing it passing a vehicle on a curve in an unsafe manner. While speaking with the driver the officer detected a strong odour of alcohol. The officer demanded that the driver provide a sample of their breath into an approved roadside screening device. The test revealed that the driver had over 50 mgs of alcohol in 100 mls of blood. The driver was notified his license would be suspended for a period of 3 days and his license was seized. Section 48 of
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Motor Vehicle Collision

On August 6, 2019, at approximately 11:00 am, officers attended the 8600 block of Howard Avenue for a single motor vehicle collision. The involved vehicle ended up on its side. Officers closed down the roadway during their investigation and determined the driver had attempted to pass a commercial vehicle but there was another vehicle travelling directly to them. The driver overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle causing it to flip on its side. The driver was trapped in their vehicle and was assisted out by LaSalle Fire Service. The driver was transported to the hospital for examination. As a
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Break and Enter

On August 6, 2019, officers are investigating a break and enter at the club house on the Vollmer Complex grounds. The lock was broken and the culprit(s) threw several items from the clubhouse onto the roof. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact LaSalle Police Service 519-969-5210 or Crime Stoppers 519-258-8477 or to submit an on-line tip www.Catchcrocks.com
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Theft

On August 5, 2019, at approximately 3:53PM officers were called out to a report of theft of the St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation for Veteran’s donation box at Zehrs Great Food on Malden Road, LaSalle. A volunteer for the organization was stationed at a table outside the main entrance to the store, accepting donations, when a male party approached the table took the donation box. The male entered a black Dodge Ram truck driven by a female and they sped off. The volunteer attempted to chase the culprits on foot but was unable to prevent the culprits from getting away. Anyone
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Driving Complaint

On August 4, 2019, LaSalle Police officers were requested to attend Front Road near Laurier Drive for a driving complaint regarding an elderly male travelling southbound and at times on the wrong side of the roadway. Officers were able to locate the vehicle in question on Front Road near Victory Street. They observed several other vehicles travelling near the subject vehicle, attempting to get the driver to stop as they believed he was in medical distress. The police officers activated their emergency lights and siren and the male pulled over to the side of the road. The elderly male driver
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Mischief Under $5,000.00

On July 30, 2019, Police attended the Riverdance property for reported damage to a boat. The Officer spoke with a member of the LaSalle Rowing Club and learned that a boat belonging to the club was found untied and turned completely over with the motor submerged in the water. The motor will be inspected by a mechanic and if it is determined to have permanent damage, it may need to be replaced at an estimated cost of $3000 to $4000. The persons responsible for this crime could be arrested and charged and upon conviction, subject to a court ordered sentence
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Theft from Motor Vehicle

On July 30, 2019, police attended the 1500 block of Heritage Drive for a report of a vehicle entered sometime during the night. The Officer learned that the vehicle had been left unlocked and a small amount of loose change stolen from inside. Another reminder to keep your property secure to avoid becoming the victim of theft.
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Theft and Family Dispute

On July 29, 2019, police were called to a residence for a report that a family member was withholding mail that belonged to another family member. It was reported that the mail was being withheld by the subject because the reporting person had owed the subject money. The subject was educated that it is a crime to withhold mail from the name bearer even if money was owed. Section 356(1) of The Criminal Code of Canada states: Everyone commits an offence who (a) steals (i) anything sent by post, after it is deposited at a post office and before it
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Possession of Stolen Property

On July 25, 2019, at approximately 3am an officer on general patrol noticed lights on inside a vehicle which was parked in a residential driveway. The officer thought this to be suspicious considering the time of night. A person was found to be inside the vehicle but were not the owner and had no right being there. They were arrested for trespassing at night. further investigation revealed that the accused was in possession of stolen property with regards to another theft investigation, as well as multiple gift cards, mail, and various other items. The adult female accused was charged with
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Break and Enter

On July 23, 2019, officers were requested to attend a residence on Laurier Drive for reports of a break and enter. Officers learned that the homeowner and their child had left for an appointment around 8:30 am and forgot to lock the door. Upon returning approximately an hour later the reporting person began to look for an item in their residence. During this search they noticed that several things were out of place and realized the residence had been entered while they were away. Police were able to quickly discover the identity of the culprit. All of the items were
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