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A man named Mapinzi Tchashenyi was briefly reported missing April 19.Greater Sudbury Police sent out a missing person's report for the man at 7:46 p.m., but a second email sent out at 9:14 p.m. said he had been located and was safely back at home....

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Apr 20, 2015

Briefly missing man back at home

 Mapinzi Tchashenyi was reported missing April 19. He's now safely back at home. Supplied photo.

A man named Mapinzi Tchashenyi was briefly reported missing April 19.Greater Sudbury Police sent out...

Apr 20, 2015

Man carrying pellet gun prompts weapons complaint

 After receiving a complaint about a man carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun  April 19, Greater Sudbury Police are warning the public to be cautious when transporting any kind of weapon. File photo.

After receiving a complaint about a man carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun April 19, Great...

Apr 19, 2015

Animal control officer assaulted

The GSPS charged two individuals with assault and theft under $5,000 in the Dowling area.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service responded to an assault of an animal control officer in the Dowli...

Apr 19, 2015

Man breaks into same pharmacy twice in one weekend

The Greater Sudbury Police Service are currently looking for the second man involved in the initial theft. File photo.

On April 18 at approximately 2:30 a.m. two men broke into a local pharmacy and stole a number of it...

Apr 18, 2015

Deaf community can now contact 911 via text

The OPP is now equipped to receive emergency calls for service via text (T9-1-1) from people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired. Supplied photo.

 The OPP is now equipped to receive emergency calls for service via text (T9-1-1) from people who ar...

Apr 18, 2015

Car owner catches thief in driveway

A man caught stealing on Edmund St was in possession of items belonging to the vehicle owner and other items believed to be stolen from separate motor vehicles.

At approximately 2:30 a.m. on April 18, a man was found going through a vehicle on Edmund St. in Sud...

Apr 17, 2015

Thanks to social media: Moose chasers get charged (Video)

Greater Sudbury Police have found and charged a driver after a video spread on social media showing him driving recklessly while chasing a moose in a vehicle. Screen capture

A video that has been circulating on social media showing a driver chasing a moose in a vehicle whil... Video:

Apr 16, 2015

Val Caron man dead in crash near Kirkland Lake

A 34-year-old Val Caron man is dead after a single-vehicle collision on Highway 65 in the Kirkland Lake area at around 10 a.m. April 15. File photo.

A 34-year-old Val Caron man is dead after a single-vehicle collision on Highway 65 in the Kirkland L...

Apr 14, 2015

Early morning B&E: Suspect picks the wrong house to rob

Greater Sudbury Police are looking for a suspect who tried to rob a Naughton resident early this morning, and received a beating from the homeowner for his trouble. File photo

A Sudbury man had a rather rude awakening at 5 a.m. on April 14.The 44 year old male awoke to find a...

Apr 13, 2015

Man dies trying to drive snowmobile over open water

Roland Bellaire, 49, of Bonfield Township died after he plunged into the waters of Lake Nosbonsing when he tried to drive his snowmobile over open water, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

A 49-year-old man is dead after he plunged into the waters of Lake Nosbonsing when he tried to drive...

Apr 13, 2015

Hwy. 64 reopened after washout near Field

The Ontario Provincial Police are advising that Highway 64, between Highway 17 and Highway 11, is closed due to a washout. File photo.

Highway 64 is now reopened, according to a press release put out by the OPP at 11:38 p.m. April 13. ...

Apr 11, 2015

Four city police cruisers will soon have dashboard cameras

Under a pilot project, four Greater Sudbury Police cruisers will soon have dashboard cameras. Eventually, all cruisers may have them, once a system for handling and storing the videos is in place. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police will soon be rolling out dashboard cameras on four cruisers, as the force mov...

Apr 11, 2015

Missing teen found in good health

Kay–Lynn Carriere has been located in good health, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Kay–Lynn Carriere has been located in good health, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.Original stor...

Apr 11, 2015

Man who robbed Azilda gas station had a knife: police

Greater Sudbury Police officers are looking for a man who robbed the Brynes Gulf Service Ltd. on Notre Dame Avenue E. in Azilda around 8:52 p.m. Friday.

 Greater Sudbury Police officers are looking for a man who robbed the Brynes Gulf Service Ltd. on No...

Apr 09, 2015

OPP cracks down on Easter drivers

The Ontario Provincial Police caught two impaired drivers and handed out 36 speeding tickets over the Easter long weekend.

The Ontario Provincial Police caught two impaired drivers and handed out 36 speeding tickets over th...

Apr 08, 2015

Police fine more than 100 distracted drivers since April 1

More than 100 tickets were handed out for distracted driving during the first week of April, said Greater Sudbury Police Service. File photo.

More than 100 tickets were handed out for distracted driving during the first week of April, said Gr...

Apr 08, 2015

Superloads from Coniston to Copper Cliff may disrupt traffic

The Ontario Provincial Police is warning area motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels along the Highway 17 corridor on Saturday, April 11 from Coniston to Copper Cliff between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12 p.m.

The Ontario Provincial Police is warning area motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays duri...

Apr 07, 2015

Chelmsford man shoots hole in his basement door

A 25-year-old Chelmsford man recklessly discharged his firearm by blasting a hole in his basement door with a shotgun, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

As a result of further investigation into this incident, a restricted firearm belonging to the accus...

Apr 07, 2015

Sextortion scam has reached Northern Ontario: OPP

Two recent cases of sextortion in Northeastern Ontario has prompted a warning from the Ontario Provincial Police for residents to be wary of who they trust online.  OPP Sgt. Carolle Dionne says the most recent incidents took place in Kapuskasing and Chapleau. File photo.

 Two recent cases of sextortion in Northeastern Ontario has prompted a warning from the Ontario Prov...

Apr 07, 2015

Hunter fined after shooting himself in the foot

A Sudbury man failed to unload his 12-gauge shotgun, resulting in the firearm discharging inside a pickup truck and shooting the man in the foot. File photo.

A Sudbury man has been fined $1,500 for careless hunting.Richard Chamberland pleaded guilty and was ...

Apr 07, 2015

Sudbury woman charged with stabbing spouse

Greater Sudbury Police have charged a New Sudbury woman after responding to a stabbing incident Monday around 8 p.m. File photo.

 Greater Sudbury Police have charged a New Sudbury woman after responding to a stabbing incident Mon...

Apr 04, 2015

Police host open house in Walden on May 11

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is hosting an Open House at the Walden Police Storefront, Walden Plaza on Monday, May 11 from 1-7 p.m. File photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is hosting an Open House at the Walden Police Storefront, Walden ...

Apr 03, 2015

Youth makes up story about being held at knife-point

Greater Sudbury Police are searching for a male suspect who allegedly grabbed a woman at knife-point Thursday. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police Service said a girl made up a story on April 2 about being grabbed by an unkn...

Apr 03, 2015

Seat-belt-related deaths down in Ontario: OPP

The OPP has reported there were 120 seat-belt-related deaths on roads the police service patrolled in 2005, compared to 50 in 2014. File photo.

Seat-belt-related deaths have decreased on Ontario roads, reports the Ontario Provincial Police.The ...

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