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Greater Sudbury Police issued 67 provincial offence notices April 16 during a blitz related to people using their cell phones while driving.The blitz was a part of a month-long enforcement initiative by the police service's traffic management unit surrounding the use of cell phones while driving....

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Apr 19, 2014

Police torch run toll takes place today

The Greater Sudbury Police Service's ninth annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Toll for Special Olympics takes place between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 19. File photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service's ninth annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Toll for Special Olympic...

Apr 19, 2014

Police issue 67 tickets to cell phone-using drivers

Greater Sudbury Police issued 67 provincial offence notices April 16 during a blitz related to people using their cell phones while driving. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police issued 67 provincial offence notices April 16 during a blitz related to peopl...

Apr 18, 2014

Police officer spent early life in foster care

Greater Sudbury Police school liaison officer Denise Fraser was one of the guest speakers at the fourth annual Courage to Stand Conference April 17. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Denise Fraser spent her childhood being bounced between foster homes and her grandmother's care.Kids...

Apr 18, 2014

Fire causes $10,000 in damage to Hanmer bungalow

An April 17 fire at a bungalow on Gravel Drive in Hanmer caused about $10,000 in damage.

An April 17 fire at a bungalow on Gravel Drive in Hanmer caused about $10,000 in damage.Twenty firef...

Apr 18, 2014

RIDE check turns up open liquor containers

During a RIDE check on Municipal Road 80 in McCrea Heights April 17, Greater Sudbury Police stopped a vehicle, and noticed there were open containers of liquor inside the vehicle. Supplied photo.

During a RIDE check on Municipal Road 80 in McCrea Heights April 17, Greater Sudbury Police stopped ...

Apr 17, 2014

Police searching for Tim Hortons attackers

Police responded to an altercation at the Tim Hortons on Cedar Street, in downtown Sudbury, where a man in his early 20s was struck on the head Thursday afternoon. He was transported to Health Sciences North for non life-threatening injuries. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

UPDATED April 18 at 9:30 a.m. Greater Sudbury Police are asking for the public's assistance to loca...

Apr 17, 2014

Man wanted by Canadian Border Services arrested in Sudbury

A 37-year-old man wanted by the Canadian Border Services Agency was arrested in Sudbury on April 16 on an outstanding immigration warrant, said Greater Sudbury Police Service. File photo.

A 37-year-old man wanted by the Canadian Border Services Agency was arrested in Sudbury on April 16 ...

Apr 15, 2014

OPP focusing on seatbelt use over Easter long weekend

Seatbelts will be the main traffic focus for the Ontario Provincial Police over the Easter long weekend. File photo.

Seatbelts will be the main traffic focus for the Ontario Provincial Police over the Easter long week...

Apr 11, 2014

Drunken Killarney man arrested after firing shotgun through neighbour's window

The OPP responded to a firearms call in Killarney April 10. Supplied photo.

A drunken night in Killarney nearly turned deadly Thursday.Officers from the Noelville and Sudbury O...

Apr 09, 2014

Three arrested as police seize 1,300 grams of pot

Three people have been charged in a drug bust where police seized more than 1,300 grams of pot. File photo.

Police seized more than 1,300 grams of pot worth an estimated $13,000 on April 7 after executing a s...

Apr 08, 2014

Witnesses lead police to arson suspect

A 41-year-old woman has been charged with arson. File photo.

A 41-year-old Sudbury woman was charged with arson when she was identified by witnesses for having s...

Apr 06, 2014

Police arrest man for stealing from cars

 Police arrested an 18-year-old man Sunday morning suspected of stealing items from cars on Copper Street and Hyland Street. File photo.

Police arrested an 18-year-old man Sunday morning suspected of stealing items from cars parked in th...

Apr 03, 2014

Still getting complaints about extreme door-to-door sales tactics, police say

Aggressive door-to-door sales tactics are still a problem, Greater Sudbury police warn. File photos.

Greater Sudbury Police Service and city bylaw officials are still getting calls about extremely aggr...

Apr 02, 2014

Police seize 200 grams of pot, charge 19-year-old

A 19-year-old ended up in jail after being charged with possession with the purpose of trafficking. File photo.

A 19-year-old faces drug charges after officers found him in possession of more than 200 grams of ma...

Apr 02, 2014

Police warn of misleading door-to-door salespeople

Greater Sudbury Police Service said it has been made aware that representatives of private water testing and treatment companies are going door-to-door, offering water sampling and testing services.

Greater Sudbury Police Service said it has been made aware that representatives of private water tes...

Apr 02, 2014

Hwy. 101 reopened after train delrailment near Foleyet

Highway 101 at Foleyet is closed this morning due to a train derailment. No injuries have been reported. File photo.

The highway is now open.Original story:Highway 101 at Foleyet is closed this morning due to a train ...

Apr 01, 2014

Man attempts robbery in food court at shopping centre

A 37-year-old man is in police custody after he used a knife to try and rob a woman in the food court at the New Sudbury Shopping Centre, said Greater Sudbury Police Service. File photo.

A 37-year-old man is in police custody after he used a knife to try and rob a woman in the food cour...

Mar 31, 2014

Snowmobile patrols in Capreol result in 11 tickets

Officers handed out 11 tickets to snowmobilers on March 29 as part of a joint effort between Greater Sudbury Police Service and and the Ontario Provincial Police SAVE unit..

Officers handed out 11 tickets to snowmobilers on March 29 as part of a joint effort between Greater...

Mar 31, 2014

Low-speed chase nets drunk-driving charges

A 50-year-old Sudbury woman fled from police on March 30 after officers were tipped off that she might be driving drunk in the Hazel Street area, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 50-year-old Sudbury woman fled from police on March 30 after officers were tipped off that she mig...

Mar 30, 2014

Spot check nabs suspended driver

A suspended driver was caught behind the wheel at a spot check set up by Greater Sudbury Police Service on March 29. File photo.

A suspended driver was caught behind the wheel at a spot check set up by Greater Sudbury Police Serv...

Mar 28, 2014

Police seek help in finding teen missing since September

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Meagan Pilon, 15, who was last seen on Sept. 18 in the downtown area.Meagan is described as being 5-10, 140 ...

Mar 28, 2014

Email tax scam circulating, warns police

Greater Sudbury Police Service has been made aware of a scam where individuals are being advised, via email, they are entitled to a refund of a specific amount and/or their tax assessment has been verified and they are eligible to receive a tax refund.

Greater Sudbury Police Service has been made aware of a scam where individuals are being advised, vi...

Mar 27, 2014

Man arrested for indecent acts towards girls

A 53-year-old man was arrested March 26 for alleged acts of indecent exposure where he followed girls between the ages of 12 and 21, exposed himself and masturbated in front of them. File photo.

A 53-year-old man was arrested March 26 for alleged acts of indecent exposure where he followed girl...

Mar 26, 2014

School bus, SUV collide, no injuries reported

Police responded to a rear end collision involving a school bus and a SUV around 8:30 a.m. on March 26. Photo by Heather Green-Oliver.

Greater Sudbury Police investigated an accident in New Sudbury this morning, following a rear end co... Video: School bus and SUV collide

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