Storage Lockers Broken Into

On Tuesday Oct. 17th, 2017 at around 2:00 AM the LaSalle Police Communications Centre received a call regarding a Burglary in progress at the Self Storage facility located at 777 Front Road. LaSalle. The caller reported seeing two males in the area who maybe involved in the burglary. Officers were dispatched immediately and converged on the area. A thorough search was conducted for the suspects and some of the stolen property was found propped up against a fence nearby. Two suspicious males were found in the area and questioned regarding the break ins. Both advised they were Chatham residents. After
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Robbery

On October 12, 2017, around 4:30 AM a Robbery took place at the Mac’s Convenience store located at 2055 Heritage Drive.A white male possibly in his mid 20’s, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, medium build entered the store. He waited at the check out counter for the clerk to attend. Once the clerk arrived at the counter he demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied and gave the robber all the money in the cash register.The robber then quickly fled the store in an unknown direction. The store clerk then notified police, who arrived quickly and checked the
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Narcan Spray Issued to LPS Officers

The LaSalle Police Service has started issuing Narcan Intranasal Spray to it’s officers. Narcan is the brand name for Naloxone which is administered to a subject that is suspected of suffering an opioid overdose. The Narcan spray has been issued as a health and safety measure for LPS officers who may come in contact with an opioid and is not for use on members of the public at this time.
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Stolen Vehicle Recovered

On Thursday October 5, 2017 at 2:12 a.m. Officers were on general patrol in the area of Kevin Street and Mary Street. At this time, the officers observed a 2016 Dodge Caravan parked on the corner of Mary Street just north of Kevin Street. The vehicle stood out as it was parked away from the curb and slightly on an angle. The officers investigated and learned that the vehicle was reported stolen on October 2, 2017 A cursory check of the vehicle revealed no exterior or interior damage however the engine was found to be still warm which lead the officer
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Break and Enter Suspect Arrested

On Saturday Sept. 30th, just before 5:00 PM a resident in the area of Huron St. and Mayfair Ave heard the sound of glass shattering at a neighbour’s house. When they went to check, they discovered that the rear patio door had been smashed. The reporting person quickly called police to report the incident. Officers quickly converged in the area. They stopped a vehicle and arrested one of the occupants for a daytime Break & Enter. A 25 year old Amherstburg man has been charged with Break & Enter, and Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.
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Break and Enter

On September 16, 2017 a break and enter was reported in the 400 block of Kenwood. A residence was entered and the entire main level and basement had been ransacked by an unknown suspect(s). The break-in was believed to have occurred between the hours of 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Officers conducted an investigation and canvassed the area. Please contact LaSalle Police Service or Crimestoppers if you have any information regarding this occurrence.
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3-Day Licence Suspension

Sept 16 Just after midnight, an officer on general patrol observed a vehicle travelling south bound along Front Road. The vehicle appeared to be swerving and unable to stay in its traffic lane. The officer stopped the vehicle to ascertain the driver’s sobriety. Based on the investigation and the conversation with the driver, the officer asked the driver to provide a breath sample into a roadside screening device, to determine her level of intoxication. The woman refused to provide a sample at first. When the officer explained the consequences and penalties which are the same as if you took the
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Arson at Essex Golf and Country Club

Over the past 3 weeks there have been 2 attempts at setting fire to structures in & around the pool area at Essex Golf & Country Club. During the first reported incident which occurred the night of July 27th, suspect(s) attempted to set fire to a small wooden shed that is used as a lifeguard hut / storage in the enclosed pool area. Suspect(s) had used a water bottle with charcoal lighter fluid and a rag stuck inside as a “Molotov cocktail” in order to set the structure on fire. The attempt failed resulting in only minor damage to the
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Impaired Driver

On Tuesday August 22, 2017 at approximately 10:28 PM, officers were dispatched to the area of Gary Ave and Michigan Ave in respect to an erratic driver. The vehicle was observed driving over the lawn in the area. Officers located the vehicle, which was driving westbound on Gary Ave. A female driver was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. An Intoxylizer test was conducted and the driver was found to have 350 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, over four times the legal limit. She was transported to hospital because of her high reading. She was
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Robert Carrick Tunnel Dedication Ceremony

On August 23, 1969, Constable Robert Carrick of the Township of Sandwich West Police Force was fatally shot while responding to a report of a Domestic Assault at a home on Sprucewood Avenue. Constable Carrick was able to save the lives of the suspect’s wife, child & their baby sitter, by getting them to safety behind his police cruiser, before being fatally shot by the suspect. Constable Robert Ross of the Sandwich West Police as well as Constable Alfred Oakley of the Windsor Police, who responded to the call, were also shot in the ensuing gun battle. Constable Oakley &
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