Two males aged 32 and 36, were arrested early this morning after LaSalle Police officers caught them red-handed with stolen goods.
Just before 1 a.m., two LaSalle Police officers were dispatched to an industrial property on Morton Drive in LaSalle for a report of a theft of metal that had just occurred. A description of the involved vehicle, a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck as well as the two persons was relayed to officers patrolling nearby who quickly located and stopped the vehicle.
A number of stolen metal objects were located in the bed of the truck and the two male occupants were arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of stolen property under $5,000.
The stolen property was returned to the owner and the two males will have a date in court to answer to the charges.
The LaSalle Police Service is asking all residents to call immediately if you observe any suspicious activity at any hour of the day.
Anyone with information should call LaSalle Police Service 519-969-5210 or Crime Stoppers at catchcrooks.com or call 519 258-8477.