Break and Enter

On December 5, 2018, LaSalle Police Dispatch received a call from a home located on Malden Road, in Windsor. The homeowner told the Dispatcher that he had just arrived home and the contents of his home were in a pick-up truck which appeared to be stuck in mud, besides his driveway. He saw two men, who had been attempting to free the truck, run from the scene towards LaSalle. Officers converged in the area. The Sergeant responding to the call attended the victim’s home quickly and discovered that the pick-up truck in the victim’s driveway had in fact been reported
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Suspicious Circumstances

Between December 3rd and 4th, police were dispatched to two different areas of town regarding suspicious circumstances. Two residents, living in different areas of the town told police that someone approached their front door and either knocked, or attempted to open it. The areas were canvassed by officers but they did not find the persons that were reportedly seen at these homes. With the recent thefts in LaSalle, make sure you know what to do should this happen to you. If you encounter such a situation, do not open the door, but ask the person who they are and what
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Impaired Driver

If you are throwing up while driving, due to being drunk, we urge you to pull over and not drive anymore. In the late evening hours of December 2nd, an officer on patrol observed some very erratic driving along Hwy. #18. The officer stopped the vehicle and attended the driver side window to speak with the driver. The driver’s breath smelled of alcohol. The investigating officer noted vomit running down the front door (inside and outside). The driver claimed it wasn’t his. He admitted to having a “couple” of drinks at his work Christmas party, and was on the way
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Courier Deliveries

During the holiday season, it is normal practice for courier companies to leave packages on the door step. We wish to make our residents aware that there have already been a few thefts of packages ordered for the holidays from doorsteps. If ordering on-line, please ask a neighbour to check your doorstep for delivery or leave a note for the delivery service with delivery instructions to leave with a neighbour or to try again at another time.
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Abandoned/Stolen Vehicle

Earlier this week, LaSalle Police were dispatched to the area of Bouffard Road for the report of suspicious vehicle. A vehicle had been parked and left unattended for two days. The responding officers discovered that the license plates on the abandoned vehicle were reported stolen from Windsor. The vehicle itself had numerous documents with various addresses on them and it appeared that the documents may have been stolen during other thefts. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the vehicle also had been reported stolen from Lakeshore, ON. In similar fashion, there were several instances this past week of vehicles
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Fraud

On Tuesday, November 6th, an officer spoke with a LaSalle resident who had been allegedly defrauded by Certified Windows and Doors. The resident had entered into a contract and obtained a loan for installation of new windows. The service was never provided and the business has since closed its doors, leaving the resident obligated to pay back the loan with no service received. The investigation is ongoing.  
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Help Us, Help You….If you call us, will we find you?

If you call us…will we find you? Imagine police, firefighters and EMS trying to reach a man whose heart has stopped beating, or a fire is in progress, or a violent incident is underway; how frustrated would they be when they can’t find the house number where they are needed. When house numbers are not displayed prominently, it can mean the difference between a rescue and a tragedy. Did you know that for every minute that cardiopulmonary resuscitation is delayed in a cardiac arrest, chances of survival decrease by about 10 percent? Fires, in the right conditions, can double in
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Help Us, Help You……..Help Our Kids

Parents – Believe it or not, but you are your child’s most persuasive teacher! COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR CHILDREN – TALK AND LISTEN Teaching Children Protective Behaviors Themes: Concept of Safe/Unsafe. We all have the right to feel safe all the time. Discuss what feeling “safe” feels like. How does your body help warn you that you may be in a scary or unsafe situation? (Your stomach feels “funny,” your knees shake, your heart beats hard or fast.) Teach children to trust instincts and say or do whatever they must to take care of themselves. Stress that adventurousness and risk-taking is
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Help Us, Help You…..Reunite with Your Property

Way too often property is turned into our police service, but cannot be returned as a result of poor documentation on the part of the owner.   Unless you can provide proof of ownership, your valuables may end up auctioned or worse, in a landfill. To assist us with reuniting you with your property & heirlooms: Document serial numbers and keep a copy somewhere other than an electronic device that can be lost or stolen Apply unique identifying markings to objects. For instance, label your belongings using a Ultra Violet (Spy) Pen with Invisible Ink, which will be visible once exposed to
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