Author: Benoit Leblanc

The Oly Anger Tatoo Laval store was the scene of a Molotov cocktail last night, on Sept. 21, in Chomedey. The owner of a room installed in this small set of shops, located on Saint-Martin Boulevard (ouest), was first awakened by an alarm from his remote security system. Seeing flames on his surveillance cameras, it’s around 3:02 a.m. that he informed 911 of the incident. The first of the 13 firefighters from the Fire and Safety Department of Laval assigned to the intervention, as well as patrol officers from the Service de police de Laval (SPL), quickly arrived on the…

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The Service de police de Laval (SPL) arrested a 29-year-old woman in Rivière-des-Prairies, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, in connection with last week’s fatal hit and run on a Highway 15 (north) service station. It was 7:30 p.m. when the SPL arrested the suspect in a residence, with the help of the tactical intervention group of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal. This woman has a history of violent crime. She is expected to appear at Laval’s courthouse this afternoon. She is facing charges of hit and run, causing death and manslaughter. Yesterday afternoon, the SPL had…

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The Service de police de Laval (SPL) is still looking for a key witness linked to a hit-and-run after an accident that caused the death of a citizen. On Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7:50 a.m., many calls were made to 911 about an event involving two vehicles that occurred on the service road of Highway 15 (northbound), near du Souvenir Boulevard . The victim, a 53-year-old man, was reportedly hit head-on by a vehicle that subsequently left the scene, in what looks like a new case of extreme road rage on the roads of Quebec. “We’re talking about an important…

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A man would have suffered injuries on 10 per cent of his body after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a dwelling in a building on rue Saint-Judes, in the afternoon of Wednesday, August 17. It was 2:52 p.m. when 911 was informed of the fire occurring in an area of Chomedey, located just west of the Promenade des Îles, south of boulevard Samson. The first of the six units of the Fire and Safety Department of Laval dispatched to the scene, made up of 22 firefighters, arrived at 2:59 p.m., immediately spotting smoke on the second floor…

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A mechanical failure would be the cause of a fire that significantly damaged a house on rue Pérodeau, on Sunday, August 14. It was 5:49 p.m. when 911 was told a fire had just broken out in the sector of Sainte-Dorothée, located just south of boulevard Notre-Dame. When arriving on the scene 5 minutes later, the first of the twenty firefighters called quickly spotted the apparent flames at the back of this two-storey residential building. While completing the evacuation of the house, firefighters began an aggressive attack on the fire, which had spread from the exterior wall of the first…

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The police received several calls about gunshots heard on Wednesday evening, on Boulevard Clermont, before the authorities discovered an inanimate man on the pavement. It was approximately 21:30 p.m. when that new case of armed violence broke out near the 1ère Rue, in that sector of Laval-des-Rapides, located a little east of Highway 15. On the spot, officers from the Service the police de Laval (SPL) found a man lying on the ground, he who was shot. His death was pronounced at the scene. His age and identity are still unknown, as a security perimeter has been erected pending the…

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A 70-year-old Laval resident died of her injuries after being hit by a car, as she was crossing Boulevard des Laurentides yesterday morning. It was approximately 10:35 a.m. when the fatal event occurred at the corner of rue de Genève and Boulevard des Laurentides. A young 17-year-old driver was driving on rue de Genève and would never have seen the pedestrian when entering Boulevard des Laurentides, by crossing the two lanes at this point. At that moment, the 70-year-old woman remained alive, but in critical condition. However, his death was sadly noted when arriving at the hospital. The Boulevard des…

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A town twinned with Laval since October 2007, the Romanian municipality of Botosani now has a green space marking this association. The park is located in the very centre of the city, on one of its most important boulevards, “the most beautiful”, said Romanian-born microbiologist Vania Atudorei. A youth centre is located very close to the place, and right in front of the large hospital of the region. Other Details Laval Park is 2360 square meters. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of this twinning, the municipal authorities of Botosani have planted 15,000 flowers, and 1,100 shrubs are planted there. “At…

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