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In an attempt to decrease drunk driving in the city, Greater Sudbury Police regularly release details of incidents involving impaired driving.The most recent release came out April 11, detailing several charges dating back to February, including:...

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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

Mar 25, 2014

Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Sudbury teens

Two 18-year-olds each face three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking following a traffic stop on Falconbridge Highway in Garson, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Two 18-year-olds each face three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking following a tra...

Mar 25, 2014

Police use spike belt to end high-speed chase

Officers had to deploy a spike belt to stop a man fleeing from police, reaching speeds of up to 180 km/h on Highway 69, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

Officers had to deploy a spike belt to stop a man fleeing from police, reaching speeds of up to 180 ...

Mar 25, 2014

Driver refuses to stop for police

A 68-year-old woman failed to stop for police on March 23, fleeing from the Ontario Provincial Police before stopping in Wahnapitae.

A 68-year-old woman failed to stop for police on March 23, fleeing from the Ontario Provincial Polic...

Mar 22, 2014

Paul Pedersen Sudbury's new police chief

The Greater Sudbury Police Services Board announced March 21 it has selected Paul Pedersen as the new city's new police chief. Supplied photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Services Board announced March 21 it has selected Paul Pedersen as the ne...

Mar 21, 2014

OPP charge driver who hit bus carrying St. Charles students

A bus driver with Tisdale Bus Lines is being hailed as a hero for avoiding the full brunt of a head-on collision with a transport truck on Highway 69. Supplied photo.

A 57-year-old transport truck driver from Owen Sound who clipped a charter bus carrying St. Charles ...

Mar 21, 2014

Police recover body of missing Levack man

This was the scene in Levack on March 18 and 19 after a man went missing. His body has been recovered from Onaping River.

Divers have recovered the body of a missing Levack man, Greater Sudbury Police Service said Friday a...

Mar 21, 2014

G1 driver caught unaccompanied driving at unlawful hour

A 46-year-old Capreol man faces several traffic violations when, as a G1 Class driver, he was caught driving while unaccompanied by a G Class driver.

A 46-year-old Capreol man faces several traffic violations when, as a G1 Class driver, he was caught...

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