Burglary on 10th St.

During the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 14 unknown suspect(s) entered a house on Tenth St. The suspect(s) stole numerous items, including a 2016 black Kia Sorento, with Ontario licence plates CASY140, a black Iphone, two Apple Ipads – one with red cover and the other had no cover, an HP tablet with a blue case, an Acer Aspire Laptop – Silver 15.4″ screen, a Coach Purse – red -with long strap. Half a dozen credit cards along with debit cards, Social Insurance Card, Passport and Nexus card were also stolen. If you know who is responsible for this
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Parental Abduction

Last week, LaSalle Police Service were contacted by an RCMP officer from PEI. The RCMP officer advised that they were in the midst of investigating an incident involving parental child abduction. The officer explained that they were looking for a young mother who may have come to LaSalle over the past few days. The officer further indicated that the young mother had been in a relationship with someone that the parents did not approve of. The two young people at the centre of this saga are not married and do not live together. However, they did have a child together. The child
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Break and Enter

On Sunday, August 5 2018 at 3:04 AM, officers of the LaSalle Police Service were dispatched for a possible break and enter in progress at Clearwater Marine Services located at 2476 Front Road. The caller had observed two males at the rear of the facility who appeared to be trying to break in. Several officers quickly arrived on scene and observed two individuals trying to leave on foot and a white Nissan pick-up truck with the rear tailgate and doors open. The officers arrested the two males and when looking closer at the scene and the vehicle found several stolen
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LaSalle Man Charged With Child Pornography

On August 2nd members of the Ontario Provincial Police Child Sexual Exploitation and Digital Forensics Units along with officers from the LaSalle Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence in LaSalle seizing numerous computer devices. The warrant and evidence seized were part of a 7 month long child pornography investigation conducted by the OPP. Police arrested and charged a 34 year old male one count of Making Available Child Pornography, two counts of Possession of Child Pornography under the Criminal Code. The male was later released from custody by a Justice of the Peace after a bail hearing.
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LaSalle Police Charity Golf

On Monday, July 16, 2018, the LaSalle Police Youth Foundation hosted its annual charity golf tournament.  Once again, the day was a success.  Thank you all our sponsors, volunteers and participants.
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LaSalle Police Conduct R.I.D.E. Spotchecks

During the evening hours of Saturday July 14 and into the early morning hours of Sunday July 15, Officers of the LaSalle Police Service conducted R.I.D.E. spot-checks at several locations throughout the Town of LaSalle. Over 571 drivers were interviewed to establish if they had been consuming any alcoholic beverages before getting behind the wheel. 14 drivers were subjected to roadside breath tests and 3 drivers’s had their licences suspended for 3 days. In addition to checking for drinking and driving, Officers issued several cautions for traffic related infractions including burnt out headlights and not having up to date documentation.
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Good Samaritan Act

Did you know that since 2017, the Good Samaritan Act provides immunity from simple possession charges for those who call 911 in the case of an overdose? Opioid overdoses are claiming the lives of thousands of Canadians of all ages, and from all walks of life. The impact of the opioid crisis continues to be devastating to individuals, families and communities. Many of these deaths are preventable if medical attention is received quickly, but evidence shows that witnesses to an overdose often do not call 911 for fear of police involvement. We are sharing this information and will be providing
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Scam Phone Calls

Within the past few days we have been informed by a number of people in LaSalle who have received phone calls and voicemails stating that there is a warrant for their arrest. Thankfully none of the phone call recipients have fallen victim to this scam. They have, however, asked us to publicize this scam to prevent other residents from being fearful that they will be arrested or scammed out of their money. Be aware that you will NEVER receive a phone call from a police service that tells you that there is a warrant for your arrest, and you need to send money
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Driving Issues

Over the past few weeks we have received numerous calls for speeding on main arteries as well as residential streets. The complaints are regarding cars, trucks, motorcycles, and ATV’s (which by the way are prohibited on Town streets).  We will be stepping up our patrols in the areas we keep hearing about. We would like to remind all residents and those driving through LaSalle to please stick to the speed limits; they are there for a reason. We don’t want to see any further accidents. So far during the month of May, we have had 8 motor vehicle collisions involving physical
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OPP/LaSalle PS Gun Amnesty – April 2018

OPP/LaSalle PS Gun Amnesty – April 2018 Ontario Provincial Police and LaSalle Police are holding a month-long gun amnesty program in April 2018 The Amnesty will apply to any documented or undocumented firearms and other weapons and accessories. OPP/LaSalle Police Service will also accept any amount of unwanted ammunition The Gun Amnesty will provide residents with a safe way to surrender weapons, imitation weapons and related equipment and ammunition which they are not legally entitled to own or no longer want, to enhance public and police officer safety. Police are reminding interested gun owners to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122
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