LPD Blue – November 6th, 2019

Laval Police Department related news

Quebec Storm: Two people from Laval died in a car crash due to weather – SQ says

Two Laval residents lost their lives Friday night in Senneterre, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, in a collision that the SQ attributed especially to the tempestuous weather.

Sergeant Louis-Philippe Bibeau of the Sureté du Québec said that Kiriakos Thomopoulos, 70, and Lucie Corriveau-Thomopoulos, 67, were driving north on Highway 113 when their vehicle veered off course and hit a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction, shortly before 7 p.m., in Senneterre. They were transported to the hospital, and pronounced dead later in the evening.

The occupants of the second vehicle, both in their 60s, sustained life-threatening injuries, said Sergeant Bibeau.

“The weather could have contributed to this collision,” he explained.

School evacuated after carbon monoxide leak

At around 2 PM last Saturday November 2nd, Laval firefighters were called at the Aquarelle school in Sainte-Rose, to test for carbon monoxide leak, after an adult began feeling symptoms such as sudden nausea, dizziness and a headache.

According to Urgences Santé, that dispatched six ambulances at the scene, none of the 13 children experienced any symptoms but all 14 people inside the school were sent to hospital for precaution.

Restaurant owner arrested for sexually assaulting two minors who worked for him

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding other possible victims of the 47-year-old man.

The owner of a La Belle Province in the Saint-Francois district of Laval has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting two minors who worked at the restaurant.

And Laval police are asking for the public’s help in finding other possible victims of the 47-year-old man.

Fredi Gonzalez Rodriguez, who was arrested Sept. 29, is alleged to have sexually assaulted two former employees in recent months.

Evelyne Boudreau, spokesperson for the Service de police de Laval (SPL), said investigators suspect Rodriguez, who has owned the restaurant for 20 years, may have other victims.

Rodriguez is facing four charges: two of sexual assault and two of sexual touching of minors.

He has been released on bail and ordered not to contact his alleged victims.

Rodriguez will be back in court Nov. 29.