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A man who was driving a motorized scooter is facing several impaired driving-related charges after being stopped by Greater Sudbury Police on Paris Street June 24.The 46-year-old man was exhibiting signs of being impaired by alcohol. Breath tests confirmed he had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood.He was charged with over 80, impaired driving, possession of...

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Jul 30, 2015

Camper trailer fire closes Hwy. 17 at Huron Shores

A note for those heading down Highway 17 this afternoon — the road is closed at Myers Road in Huron Shores due to a camper trailer on fire. File photo.

Update: July 30, 6:30 p.m.  Highway 17 has been re-opened.  Original story:  A note for those headin...

Jul 30, 2015

Police respond to 'suspicious incident' call

Greater Sudbury Police responded to a call late Thursday morning about a “suspicious incident.” Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police say they responded to a call of a “suspicious incident” late Thursday morning...

Jul 30, 2015

Motorized scooter driver charged with impaired

Greater Sudbury Police have released details of impaired driving-related incidents over the past month. Supplied photo.

A man who was driving a motorized scooter is facing several impaired driving-related charges after b...

Jul 29, 2015

OPP break up organized crime faction in Timmins

The OPP executed 11 search warrants in Timmins and one in Niagara Falls, seizing $120,000 worth of drugs. Supplied photo.

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) have disman...

Jul 29, 2015

Cash stolen from North Bay business

North Bay OPP are seeking the assistance of the public in the search for those responsible for a theft from a business in the city. Supplied photo.

North Bay OPP are seeking the assistance of the public in the search for those responsible for a the...

Jul 28, 2015

Sudbury Police check nearly 300 drivers at R.I.D.E. stop

The GSPS conducted R.I.D.E. check stops at two different locations in Sudbury on July 25. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police conducted a R.I.D.E. check stop on July 25, and laid four Highway Traffic Act...

Jul 28, 2015

Grocery thief with pepper spray targets Durham St. pedestrian

A Sudbury man is grateful to the bystanders, paramedics and police who helped him out after he was mugged by a pepper-spray-wielding thief on July 12. File photo.

A leisurely stroll home after doing groceries on July 12 turned into a frightening experience for a ...

Jul 27, 2015

Remains found near Duchesnay Falls not human

The North Bay OPP responded to a report of unknown remains near Duchesnay Falls. A forensic investigation revealed that the remains were non-human. Supplied photo.

On July 26, 2015 at around 1:10 p.m., North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were called...

Jul 27, 2015

Men bent on settling score engage in crime spree

Two men bent on settling a score with an acquaintance engaged in a crime spree that included breaking a vehicle's windows and trying to break into several apartments on Bessie Street. Supplied photo.

Two men bent on settling a score with an acquaintance engaged in a crime spree that included breakin...

Jul 26, 2015

Missing teen girl found in good health, police say

Elizabeth Thompson, 14, missing since July 17, has been found, Greater Sudbury Police announced late Sunday. File photo.

 Elizabeth Thompson, 14, missing since July 17, has been found, Greater Sudbury Police announced lat...

Jul 26, 2015

One injured in minor collision in Flour Mill

One person was injured in a two-vehicle collision early Sunday evening at the corner of Notre Dame Avenue and  Kathleen Street, near the Food Basics grocery store. Matt Durnan photo.

 One person was injured in a two-vehicle collision early Sunday evening.The accident took place at t...

Jul 25, 2015

Man and woman from Parry Sound killed in Hwy. 69 collision

The West Parry Sound OPP have released the names of the two people killed in a collision on Highway 69 near Pointe Au Baril July 25. File photo.

Updated July 27 at 11:20 a.m.The West Parry Sound OPP have released the names of the two people kill...

Jul 23, 2015

Police still seeking ATV driver who injured motorcyclist

Greater Sudbury Police are seeking a suspect described as a young man, with a thin build, wearing a hoodie and dirt bike style helmet. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are asking the public for more information to find the driver of an ATV who c...

Jul 22, 2015

Former Noelville officer the new commander for East Algoma

The OPP's former Noelville staff sergeant, Yves Forget, now an inspector, is the new detachment commander for East Algoma. Photo supplied

The Ontario Provincial Police have promoted Staff Sergeant Yves Forget to the rank of inspector and ...

Jul 22, 2015

Police searching for missing teen

Elizabeth Thompson is described as 5-6, 110 pounds, with blue eyes and reddish hair that's shaved on the sides and longer on top. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are requesting the public's assistance to locate 14-year-old Elizabeth Thomps...

Jul 21, 2015

Wanted man arrested in Orillia

Jonathon Vink was arrested in Orillia July 22. Supplied photo.

Updated July 22 at 11:05 a.m.Jonathon Vink was arrested in Orillia on July 21. Greater Sudbury Polic...

Jul 21, 2015

Wanted federal offender frequents Sudbury area

Derek Gray is described as a white male, 50 years old, 6-2 (188 cm), 170 lbs (77 kg), with tattoos on his upper back and torso. Supplied photo.

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

Jul 17, 2015

Police release identity of man killed in Hwy 69 crash

The Ontario Provincial Police have released the identity of the man who died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 69 on July 16. File photo

The Ontario Provincial Police, Sudbury Detachment, have released the name of the man who died July 1...

Jul 17, 2015

Police looking for ATV driver after Naughton crash

Greater Sudbury Police are on the hunt for the driver of an ATV who failed to remain at the scene of a collision in Naughton yesterday evening. File photo

Greater Sudbury Police are trying to locate the driver of an ATV who failed to remain at the scene o...

Jul 16, 2015

Hwy 69 reopened in wake of fatal head-on crash

The Ontario Provincial Police temporarily closed Highway 69 south of Highway 637 early this morning. File photo

Updated at 10:36 a.m. — The Ontario Provincial Police has now reopened Highway 69, between Highway 6...

Jul 15, 2015

Don’t be alarmed by gunfire near cemetery this morning

The Irish Regiment is holding a military funeral this morning at the Civic Cemetery on Second Avenue. Gunfire will be heard, police say. File photo

The Greater Sudbury Police Service issued the following notice to the public this morning:The Irish ...

Jul 13, 2015

Sudbury man charged with attempted murder

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Greater Sudbury Police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old Sudbury man with attempted murder.On ...

Jul 13, 2015

Markstay man accused of defrauding Ontario Works

A Markstay man is charged with three counts of fraud for Ontario Works Program claims police allege he made. File photo.

An Ontario Provincial Police investigation that started back in March has ended in charges against a...

Jul 13, 2015

RIDE check nets driver who blows over 80

One person was charged with blowing over 80 after RIDE checks conducted by Greater Sudbury Police July 11. Supplied photo.

One person was charged with blowing over 80 after RIDE checks conducted by Greater Sudbury Police Ju...

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