Fraud

On April 19, 2019, a person attended the LaSalle Police Service to report a fraud. The complainant reported that they had solicited the assistance of an on-line computer repair company called Tech Tools for approximately two years. The reporting person had been having trouble with their e-mail and the company was able to fix the issue remotely. They used the services of this company approximately 4 times of the span of the two years. Someone claiming to be a representative from Tech Tools called and advised that they were no longer providing tech service and that they were owed a
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Driving Complaint

On April 18, 2019, Dispatch received an anonymous call for a report of a driving complaint. A vehicle allegedly failed to stop for a school bus at the corner of Selkirk and Lyons Ave. The officers attended the registered owner’s address and the driver advised he had turned on to Lyons from Selkirk and the bus was right at the intersection. He advised the lights were just coming on and the bus had not yet come to a complete stop. He observed the driver honk at him but he continued on his way. The driver was advised by the officers
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Break and Enter

On April 16, 2019, officers were dispatched to a home on Gary Ave with reports of a break & enter. The officers spoke with the home owner who advised workers had completed their work sometime the previous evening around 4pm and upon their return this morning at 9am had noted that a window screen had been pried off of a basement level window. The residence had been entered and mud was found tracked through the home to the master bedroom where a chandelier had been pulled from the ceiling. There was also tools missing from the garage. Total damage to
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Theft/Shoplifting

On April 13, 2019, an officer was dispatched to Shoppers Drugs on Malden Road with reference to a shoplifting complaint. The officer met with the store manager and they both reviewed the security footage. Through investigation the officer was able to identify a male on the security video that had stolen a bottle of perfume and ran out of the store. There are reasonable grounds to lay Charges under the Criminal Code for this incident. The officer is currently investigating the matter.
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Suspicious Person

On April 11, 2019, officers were dispatched to Bridgeway Boulevard for a complaint of a suspicious male. The complainant advised that male driving a silver Honda had attended his residence, rang the doorbell and was looking through the windows around his front door. Upon answering the door the male stated he was dropping something off. The complainant assumed this was for his daughter and advised the male he could leave whatever he was dropping off with him and he would make sure his daughter gets it. The male then refused and requested the complainant give him money first. The complainant
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ATV’s and the Law

ATV’S AND THE LAW Effective July 1, 2015, the province implemented new changes to ORV and ATV on-road use. These changes include: Allowing more types of off-road vehicles (ORVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) – including two-up ATVs, side-by-side ORVs and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) – on the shoulder of public roads, where permitted Mandating that all riders — including drivers and passengers of all ages — wear an approved motorcycle helmet and use a seatbelt or foot rests, where applicable Children under the age of eight will not be allowed as a passenger on any ATV/ORV operating on-road Limiting the
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Child Seat Inspection Clinic

On Saturday, April 13th, LaSalle Police Service will be hosting a child seat inspection / installation clinic which will take place at the LaSalle Fire Service from 10am until 2pm. Several trained installation technicians will be on hand to ensure that your child restraint system is properly installed in your vehicle. Come out and join us on Saturday! The event is sponsored by two amazing community partners, Tim Horton’s on Malden Road as well as Naples Pizza LaSalle. A very big thank you to both businesses for your continued support throughout the years.
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Property Found

There were two separate occurrences over the last week where families attended the police station with ammunition located while cleaning out the home of their family member. The rounds of ammunition were turned over to officers for destruction. From time to time, when a family member passes away or are no longer able to live in their residence, you may become responsible for their estate and belongings. If you come across a weapon or firearm in the residence that you would like to dispose of, leave it there and call the LaSalle Police. We will come out and pick it
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Male Injured in Yard Work Incident

On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at approximately 1:30 pm , Essex County EMS requested LaSalle Fire and LaSalle Police to attend an address on Reaume Road in the Town of LaSalle to assist with a male who had been injured while working in his yard and was in need of medical assistance. The exact cause of the injuries were unknown at the time. Police have since concluded their investigation. The male was transported to hospital by ambulance. Unfortunately the male succumbed to his injuries. Police are not releasing the injured persons name at this time.
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Crisis Intervention

On April 2, 2019, officers responded to a call in regards to a young person who just left their home after expressing to their parent that they were having “suicidal ideation. ” The officers were able to locate the young person and learned that the issues stemmed from problems at school. The young person felt overwhelmed and had considered suicide. Police contacted the Community Crisis Center and the young person was able to speak with a councillor and was given the number to call back at any time they may feel the need. The telephone number for the Community Crisis
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