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Updated at 2:35 p.m. The coroner's office in Sudbury said an autopsy did not turn up signs of foul play in the death of a man who was found in Junction Creek on Saturday evening.“The preliminary finding is 'no anatomic cause of death' meaning there was nothing on the autopsy that was seen that would cause death – no signs of trauma or foul play, no obvious diseases,” ...

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May 04, 2015

Body in the creek: No obvious cause of death, coroner says

Emergency personnel converged on an area of Junction Creek near the Greater Sudbury Utilities office on Saturday evening after a body was found in the water. An autopsy has now been completed. Photo by Jonathan Migneault

Updated at 2:35 p.m. The coroner's office in Sudbury said an autopsy did not turn up signs of foul p...

May 04, 2015

Police waiting on autopsy about Junction Creek body

Greater Sudbury Fire Service water and ice rescue team members suit up to retrieve a body found in Junction Creek Saturday. File photo.

Sudbury police are waiting for an autopsy to be performed on the human remains found in Junction Cre...

May 03, 2015

VIDEO: Body found in Junction Creek not yet identified

The Greater Sudbury Fire Service's water and ice rescue team was on site at Junction Creek, near the intersection of Regent and McLeod Streets, Sunday afternoon to retrieve human remains from the water. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

As of 12 p.m. Sunday police had not yet removed human remains in Junction Creek that a 12-year-old g... Video: Staff Sgt. discusses body found in Junction Creek

May 02, 2015

Police warn Valley East residents about suspicious male

Sudbury police are asking Valley East residents, and especially women, to be vigilant after several reports of a suspicious male who has approached females at various times of day in the area. File photo.

Sudbury police are asking Valley East residents, and especially women, to be vigilant after several ...

May 02, 2015

Police issued 364 distracted driving notices in April

The Greater Sudbury Police service issued 364 offence notices for distracted driving throughout the month of April. File photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police service issued 364 offence notices for distracted driving throughout the ...

May 01, 2015

Women with gold teeth pull off distraction theft in Sudbury

A local business was recently the victim of theft in which distraction techniques were deployed to commit the scam, Greater Sudbury Police. File photo.

A local business was recently the victim of theft in which distraction techniques were deployed to c...

Apr 30, 2015

Rayside corner store robbery suspects arrested

Greater Sudbury Police are searching for two men who robbed the Mac's convenience store in Rayside Balfour early this morning. Supplied photo.

Update May 1 at 7:30 a.m.  Two men were arrested in connection with the incident, and have been char...

Apr 29, 2015

Police on the hunt for mysterious vehicle vandal

Greater Sudbury Police are looking for information about vandalism directed at vehicles parked at business and dealerships along The Kingsway, Falconbridge Road and Cochrane Street. Photo supplied

After nearly 30 incidents and more than $20,000 in damages, Greater Sudbury Police are seeking the p...

Apr 29, 2015

Breaking down barriers between cops and kids

Greater Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen speaks with Gaetan Godin and Samantha Gaudette, members of the Chief's Youth Advisory Committee, on April 29 at the fundraising luncheon at the Caruso Club. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Police need to develop respect for youth, and youth need to develop respect for police, said the cit...

Apr 28, 2015

Police make arrests after rash of bogus bills

Greater Sudbury Police have made an arrest in rash of counterfeit U.S. currency that was passed in the region in February and March. File photo

Greater Sudbury Police have arrested a 48-year-old woman in connection with a rash of counterfeit U....

Apr 28, 2015

Federal offender may be in Greater Sudbury

Marco Gauthier is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for breaching his parole. He is known to frequent Greater Sudbury. Photo supplied

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locatin...

Apr 28, 2015

RIDE checks lead to breach of probation charge

 Several charges were laid during RIDE checks on April 25. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police charged one person with breach of probation after RIDE checks April 25.The RI...

Apr 28, 2015

Driver strikes police cruiser, faces impaired charges

Greater Sudbury Police laid impaired-related charges against five drivers over the course of a week in March. Photo supplied.

Greater Sudbury Police Service have released the details of impaired driving-related charges laid ag...

Apr 27, 2015

Two suffer minor injuries in Barry Street fire

Greater Sudbury Fire Services says an unattended electrical appliance is to blame for a fire that caused $75,000 in damages and injured two residents of a Barry Street home on April 26. File photo.

Two people were injured in a fire that occurred in a home on Barry Street last night.Three fire stat...

Apr 26, 2015

Repeat distracted driver charged a third time

Three weeks into its distracted driving crackdown, Greater Sudbury Police Service has issued 265 offence notices for distracted driving.

Three weeks into its distracted driving crackdown, Greater Sudbury Police Service has issued 265 off...

Apr 25, 2015

Teen charged for cyber threats against high school

A 16-year-old girl has been charged with making cyber threats against high school students in Elliot Lake, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

A 16-year-old girl has been charged with making cyber threats against high school students in Elliot...

Apr 24, 2015

Man facing 16 charges after Lloyd Street barricading

The Sudbury man who barricaded himself inside a Lloyd Street apartment can be seen watching police out his window on April 23. A knife can clearly be seen in his right hand. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen

An early morning call to a family disturbance resulted in a 10-hour standoff between Greater Sudbury...

Apr 24, 2015

Man found sleeping next to snowmobile in March impaired incident

A 38-year-old man has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, having over 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood and possession of a controlled substance after an incident in Wahnipitae last month where he allegedly drove his snowmobile while impaired. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police Service have released the details of impaired driving incidents that occurred...

Apr 23, 2015

Man arrested in Lloyd Street barricading incident

Greater Sudbury Police officers speak with a young man who barricaded himself in an apartment in a building on Lloyd Street today. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen

The man who who barricaded himself in an apartment in a Lloyd Street building today has been arreste...

Apr 22, 2015

Police on the hunt for federal offender

The Ontario Provincial Police ROPE squad is on the hunt for Darryle Babinski, a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. File photo

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad announced this morning that a wanted federal off...

Apr 21, 2015

Spring has sprung: Watch for animals on the roads

Being extra cautious at dusk and dawn can go a long way to avoiding a disastrous collision with a wild animal while driving. File photo

Spring is definitely in the air and that means wild animals are on the move, which can be a real pro...

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...

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