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A 46-year-old Chelmsford man has been charged for fleeing from police on Nov. 24 when he tried to avoid a RIDE check, said the Ontario Provincial Police.The man is also charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle and stunt driving. OPP officers conducting RIDE checks on Municipal Road 35 near the intersection of MR15 and Highway 144 at about 9:25 p.m. watched the dr...

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Nov 28, 2014

Foot bandit: Police looking into complaints at salons

Greater Sudbury Police say an Innisfil man charged with sexual assault in relation to licking women's feet and stealing their shoes may be linked to similar incidents reported in the city recently. Supplied

Greater Sudbury Police are investigating complaints from several local salons, following the arrest ...

Nov 28, 2014

Roadway re-opens: Spilled load closes Highway 17 (5 photos)

A logging truck lost its load on Highway 17 this morning. The westbound lanes were closed as the logs were removed from the road. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Workers have cleaned up a spilled load of round wood that closed a section of Highway 17 west of Liv...

Nov 27, 2014

Police investigate Cross Street crash

It isn't known if anyone involved in a two-vehicle collision on Cross Street was injured. Photo by Mark Gentili.

Greater Sudbury Police Service is investigating a two-vehicle crash on Cross Street.The crash happen...

Nov 27, 2014

Would-be Jem Mart robber arrested

A 51-year-old man was arrested Nov. 26 and charged in connection with a robbery at the Jem Mart on Kathleen Street on Nov. 22, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 51-year-old man was arrested Nov. 26 and charged in connection with an attempted robbery at the Je...

Nov 26, 2014

Don't leave presents out for seasonal thieves: police

Crowded malls packed with cars full of presents can be Christmas gifts for thieves, Greater Police say, reminding people to lock their vehicles before heading back inside to shop.

Crowded malls packed with cars full of presents can be Christmas gifts for thieves, Greater Police s...

Nov 26, 2014

Chelmsford man charged for fleeing from RIDE check

A 46-year-old Chelmsford man has been charged for fleeing from police on Nov. 24 when he tried to avoid a RIDE check, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

A 46-year-old Chelmsford man has been charged for fleeing from police on Nov. 24 when he tried to av...

Nov 25, 2014

Highway 537 closed, says OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police has closed Highway 537 at Jumbo Creek due to flooding. Googlemaps image.

The Ontario Provincial Police has closed Highway 537 at Jumbo Creek due to flooding.Highway 537 conn...

Nov 25, 2014

Police Commission dismisses Lavoie appeal

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission has upheld findings against Gary Lavoie, a Greater Sudbury Police sergeant who was found guilty of breaching the Code of Conduct under the Ontario Police Services Act.

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission has upheld findings against Gary Lavoie, a Greater Sudbury Po...

Nov 24, 2014

Hwy. 631 now open, says OPP

Highway 631, which was closed at both Highway 17 and Highway 11 earlier this morning due to poor weather and road conditions, is now open, said the Ontario Provincial Police. ...

Nov 24, 2014

Hwy. 144 at Windy Lake closed

The Ontario Provincial Police has closed Highway 144 at Windy Lake. A tractor-trailer ended up in the ditch. The Highway was closed around 1:15 p.m. There is no detour, and it is not know fo...

Nov 24, 2014

Highway 542 west of Mindemoya closed

A large hole in the road on Highway 542 west of Mindemoya has closed the road, said the Ontario Provincial Police.There is no detour available, and it is not known for how long the road will...

Nov 24, 2014

Wade Ramsay arrested: Police

Wade Ramsay was arrested Nov. 25 without incident, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Wade Ramsay was arrested Nov. 25 without incident, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.Original stor...

Nov 24, 2014

Mace-wielding man robs Bancroft Kwik Way

The Kwik Way on Bancroft Drive in Minnow Lake was robbed Nov. 23 by a man carrying what was believed to be mace. File photo.

The Kwik Way on Bancroft Drive in Minnow Lake was robbed Nov. 23 by a man carrying what was believed...

Nov 24, 2014

Teen facing charges in crash that injured two women

 This was the scene on Highway 69 North on Nov. 22 after a crash that injured two women. A 19-year-old man is facing multiple charges after the collision. File photo.

A 19-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a serious car crash on Highway 69 North on Nov. 2...

Nov 23, 2014

Man brandishing two knives tries to rob Jem Mart

A man brandishing two knives attempted to rob the Jem Mart on Kathleen Street Nov. 22. File photo.

A man brandishing two knives attempted to rob the Jem Mart on Kathleen Street Nov. 22.The suspect en...

Nov 22, 2014

Two women injured in crash near Guilletville

A car crash on Highway 69 North in the Guilletville area Nov. 22 injured two women. Supplied photo.

Two women were injured in a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 69 North in the Guilletville ...

Nov 20, 2014

No serious accidents despite snowy roads

Despite poor road conditions Thursday morning, Greater Sudbury Police reported there were only two minor collisions by 10:30 a.m.

Despite poor road conditions Thursday morning, Greater Sudbury Police reported there were only two m...

Nov 20, 2014

Hwy. 400 reopened from Parry Sound to Exit 189

Highway 400 from Parry Sound to Exit 189 Lake Joseph Road has been reopened by the OPP.

Highway 400 from Parry Sound to Exit 189 Lake Joseph Road has been reopened. **Original Story As a r...

Nov 20, 2014

Missing teen found in good health

Nelson Legault Jr. was found on the weekend in good health, said Greater Sudbury Police services.

Nelson Legault Jr. was found on the weekend in good health, said Greater Sudbury Police services.Ori...

Nov 20, 2014

Highway 11 reopened, says OPP

The OPP has closed a portion of Highway 11, from Burks Falls to Hunstville.

Highway 11 from Sundridge to Huntsville has been reopened, said the Ontario Provincial Police. Origi...

Nov 19, 2014

False bomb threats under investigation: Police

Greater Sudbury Police Service responded to a false bomb threat at the Esso station on Regent Street on Nov. 18. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police Service is still investigating false bomb threats at three locations in Great...

Nov 18, 2014

Police investigating bomb threats

The Esso gas station on Regent Street was the site of a bomb threat Nov. 18. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Greater Sudbury Police Service is currently at three locations within the Greater Sudbury area as a ...

Nov 17, 2014

Crash closes Highway 17

Police have not provided details on duration of the closure, other than warn of public safety concerns. File photo.

The OPP have closed Highway 17 from Highway 69 to Coniston, due to a multi-vehicle collision.Police ...

Nov 17, 2014

Road open: Single motor vehicle roll over on Kalmo Rd.

Police are reminding drivers to take extra precaution and reduce their speed in slippery areas.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service wants to advise the public that Kalmo Rd. in Val Caron is re-open...

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