Lock It Up

Help Us Help You …..protect your belongings! #LockItUpLaSalle Don’t Be An Easy Target: Your Home • When not at home, remember to lock your doors and windows. • Set any alarm systems you may have. • Ensure the garage door is closed before leaving or turning in for the night. • If you see something suspicious call us, it’s why we’re here. • Feel you’re victim of a burglary? Call us immediately. The longer you wait between the crime and reporting, the harder it is to find the perpetrators. • When going on vacation, have someone you trust keep an
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Reporting Frauds

This information is only if you are a victim of a fraud, i.e. you have lost money. If you are not a victim of a fraud, but someone attempted to defraud you (ex. CRA scam phone call), please report this to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. In order for the LaSalle Police Service to investigate an incident you think is a fraud, the suspected fraudster must have used: · Deceit – concealment or distortion of the truth for the purpose of misleading; · Falsehood – a false statement or a lie; or · Fraudulent means – being dishonest or cheating a
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Theft

At approximately 4:30 PM on October 24, 2018, a male suspect attended the Ultramar Gas station on Malden Rd. where he proceeded to pump approximately $60 worth of fuel, re-entered his vehicle and drove away without paying. An officer reviewed the surveillance video and confirmed that a middle-aged male driver, bald, wearing a yellow long-sleeve yellow shirt enter a silver Dodge Ram pick-up, newer model and drive away without paying. Unfortunately, the license plate of the vehicle was not clearly visible. If you have any information on the identity of this driver, please advise LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210
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Driving Complaint

Mid-afternoon October 26, 2018, officers were dispatched to the area of Front Road for a driving complaint. Construction workers in the area advised a driver attempted to swerve around a dump truck backing onto their construction site. The suspect driver allegedly tried to hit flag men on both sides of the truck. Descriptors of the vehicle and driver were provided to police and the investigation is ongoing.  
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Suspicious Vehicle Fire

On October 11, 2018, LaSalle Police were called upon by LaSalle Fire to assist at the scene of a vehicle fire on Martin Lane at approximately 4:30 AM. The police were contacted due to the suspicious nature of the fire. Fire personnel determined it to be suspicious due to the location, time and where the truck was parked as well as the fact that no one was around. Once fire was extinguished, the owner of the vehicle attended the scene and provided a statement. A Forensic Officer also attended the scene for further investigation. If you have any information regarding
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Suspicious Incident on Laurier Drive

On Monday October 1, 2018 at around 1:00 PM police were informed about a suspicious incident involving two Sandwich Secondary students. The call came from school officials who indicated that two of their students were spoken to by a strange couple along Laurier Drive. What prompted the call to police was that the scenario was reminiscent of similar incidents reported on social media in Windsor. Officers attended the school and spoke with the students and their parents. The two students told officers that at around 12:30 PM they were walking to a home on Laurier Drive (between Malden and Matchette).
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Possible Contractor’s Fraud

September 28, 2018 A case of possible contractor’s fraud – A local resident called police and told them that he had paid money to have his windows repaired but the job had not been completed, and the ‘contractor’ was refusing to attend the site or return the deposit he had been given to complete the work. Police got in touch with the “contractor” who denied the claim. The resident who had found this contractor on Kijiji was advised to be more circumspect of such contractors in the future. (please visit https://www.kijiji.ca/kijijicentral/jobs-services/services/avoiding-contractor-moving-and-other-service-scams/ or similar sites on information how to avoid such
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Stunt Driving

September 17, 2018 – During the middle of the afternoon, two LaSalle officers observed a rider on a motor cycle doing “wheelies” along Normandy St. They observed that the front wheel of the motorcycle was high above the road surface. The officers pulled over the rider for “Stunt Driving”. The driver was advised of the reason for the stop. His licence was seized on the spot, and suspended for 7 days. He was also issued a summons to attend court and explain his actions to a Judge / Justice of Peace. The motorcycle was also impounded for 7 days. If
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Fraud

September 10 An Officer was dispatched to the front lobby of the police station to speak with a resident who informed the officer that he had been a victim of Fraud. The man had become aware that his bank and credit card had been compromised at which point he had attended his banking institution. The Financial Institution advised him to contact police and indicated they will be doing a parallel internal investigation into the matter, and hopefully the approximate total of $100,000 that was taken from his account will be reimbursed to the client. Fraudulent activity can happen to anyone.
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Online Scam

Sept 7 A local resident had shown interest in a vehicle that was being offered for sale on Kijiji website. The resident was contacted by the people who had posted the ad and invited him to come to the 1300 block of Cadillac in Windsor to see the vehicle. The local resident attended the area and saw a couple sitting in a 2007 Dodge Caravan with 71,000 kms (whose picture had been posted on Kijiji) He met with the couple in the van and took the van for a test drive around the block. They settled on a price of
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