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Greater Sudbury Police Service charged one person with impaired driving during a Dec. 18 RIDE check.Officers made demands for two breath tests after checking 226 drivers. They set up on Frood Road at Burton Street, Lorne Street at Regent Street, Balsam Street in Copper Cliff, Elm Street and Notre Dame Avenue.Police also handed out five tickets for various Highway Traf...

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Dec 19, 2014

One impaired driver nabbed in RIDE check

Greater Sudbury Police Service charged one person with impaired driving during a Dec. 18 RIDE check.

Greater Sudbury Police Service charged one person with impaired driving during a Dec. 18 RIDE check....

Dec 18, 2014

Reward offered for stolen loader

Between 6 p.m. on Friday Dec. 12 and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 13, a 2011 Kabota skid steer loader, similar to the one in the photo, was taken from a jobsite on Norman Street in Sudbury.

Crime Stoppers and the Greater Sudbury Police Service are seeking the public's help in identifying t...

Dec 18, 2014

Greater Sudbury Police issue warrant for Douglas Jeffries

Greater Sudbury Police Service has an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Douglas Jeffries. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police Service has an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Douglas Jeffries.Jeffrie...

Dec 16, 2014

Police car damaged after hitting bus on Kingsway

A police officer received minor injuries after a police cruiser slid under the back of a bus being driven to a garage for repair. The cruiser was following the bus at the time, to ensure it arrived safely at the garage. Photo by Amanda White.

A police officer received "very minor" injuries Dec. 16 after the cruiser he was driving on The King...

Dec 16, 2014

Highway 69 reopened, says OPP

The West Parry Sound OPP has closed a portion of Highway 69, north of Harris Lake, due to a tractor trailer on fire. File Photo.

Highway 69 north of Harris Lake is now fully opens, said the Ontario Provincial Police.Original stor...

Dec 15, 2014

RIDE check nets 3-day licence suspension

Greater Sudbury Police Service made 10 demands for breath tests during a Dec. 13 RIDE check, but there were no impaired charges laid. File photo.

While no one was charged with impaired driving on Dec. 13 at a RIDE check by Greater Sudbury Police ...

Dec 14, 2014

Police arrest drunk driver on Kingsway

Sudbury police arrested a 55-year-old man who was found driving drunk on the Kingsway early Sunday morning. He is scheduled to attend court where he will face charges of impaired driving and blow over .08. File photo.

Police arrested a drunk driver early Sunday morning when he was spotted driving erratically down the...

Dec 13, 2014

Police rename boardroom to honour former chief

Former Greater Sudbury Police Chief Alex McCauley poses Thursday with board members Toula Sakellaris, left and Brenda Spencer. The police service's main boardroom was renamed to honour McCauley, the first to receive the distinction under the board's new naming policy. Darren MacDonald photo.

Former Greater Sudbury Police Chief Alex McCauley is the first person to be honoured under a new nam...

Dec 13, 2014

Police arrest drunk driver passed out near a school

Sudbury police arrested a man Friday morning who was found passed out drunk in his car on Highway 144 in Chelmsford. File photo.

Sudbury police arrested a man Friday morning who was found passed out drunk in his car on Highway 14...

Dec 12, 2014

Police comfortable with more transparency: chief

The use of dashboard cameras have become more common in North America since the 1990s, and forces such as the Toronto Police Service have equipped all their cruisers with the cameras since 2011. Police in Greater Sudbury will begin using them as part of a pilot project in 2015.

The video of a Greater Sudbury Police officer's treatment of a city man during an arrest in June – i...

Dec 12, 2014

Noelville man charged with sexual assault

A 35-year-old Noelville man has been charged with sexual assault and criminal harassment, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

A 35-year-old Noelville man has been charged with sexual assault and criminal harassment, said the O...

Dec 12, 2014

Suspended drivers caught in Dec. 11 RIDE check

Two people were caught driving despite having suspended licences when Greater Sudbury Police Service set up its Festive RIDE check on Dec. 11.

Two people were caught driving despite having suspended licences when Greater Sudbury Police Service...

Dec 12, 2014

Man robs Byrnes Gulf Service in Azilda

A lone male robbed Byrnes Gulf Service in Azilda Dec. 11, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A lone male robbed Byrnes Gulf Service in Azilda Dec. 11, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.The su...

Dec 11, 2014

Speeders, but no impaired drivers on Dec. 10

Speeders, but no impaired drivers on Dec. 10

Speeders, but no impaired drivers on Dec. 10Another document-related charge was laid, but no one was...

Dec 11, 2014

Police respond to excessive force accusations

Greater Sudbury Police says that proper followup procedures were followed in a case involving a Sudbury man who was shoved against a window by an officer while in custody last June, with enough force to break the window. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are responding to a CBC Radio report in which one of its officers are accused...

Dec 10, 2014

Zero impaired drivers for Dec. 9 RIDE check

Of the 858 drivers checked by Greater Sudbury Police on Dec. 9 as part of the Festive RIDE program, no one was charged with impaired.

Of the 858 drivers checked by Greater Sudbury Police on Dec. 9 as part of the Festive RIDE program, ...

Dec 09, 2014

Two men injured in home invasion

Two men received serious, but non-life-threatening injuries early this morning during a home invasion on Mountain Street, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Two men received serious, but non-life-threatening injuries early this morning during a home invasio...

Dec 09, 2014

No impaired charges at Dec. 8 RIDE check

While no one was charged for impaired driving at a Dec. 8 RIDE check, officers did hand out eight tickets for Highway Traffic Act offences, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

While no one was charged for impaired driving at a Dec. 8 RIDE check, officers did hand out eight ti...

Dec 09, 2014

Missing teen found safe, says police

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Brooklyn Good has been found in good health, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.Original story Grea...

Dec 05, 2014

Family, friends to relocate memorial for DJ Hancock

The memorial site for DJ Hancock, who was killed by a drunk driver, will be moved from its current location on Highway 17 to a spot near Countryside Arena. The OPP says motorists on Highway 17 on Sunday, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., should expect traffic delays.

Motorists on Highway 17 on Sunday should expect delays between 10-11 a.m. as family and friends of D...

Dec 05, 2014

RIDE check nets drunk driving charges

One person was charged with an impaired driving offence Dec. 4, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

One person was charged with an impaired driving offence Dec. 4, said Greater Sudbury Police Service....

Dec 04, 2014

StatsCan: Sudbury's murder rate one of Canada's lowest

Greater Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen addresses the crowd at an open house in this file photo from June 2, launching a community drop-in program at the police storefront at 247 Shaughnessy St. It's part of efforts by police to engage at-risk groups the community to get them access to services and resources before problems occur. File photo.

 Greater Sudbury's murder rate is one of the lowest in Canada, Statistics Canada reported this week,...

Dec 04, 2014

Mountain St. death deemed accidental: Police

Greater Sudbury Police are investigating the death of Russell Plume, a 53-year-old Mountain Street resident.

The death of a Mountain Street resident on Dec. 1 has been deemed accidental, said Greater Sudbury P...

Dec 02, 2014

OPP issues arrest warrant for Justin Leblanc-Brouillette

The Ontario Provincial Police has an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Justin Leblanc-Brouillette, 22.

The Ontario Provincial Police has an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Justin Leblanc-Brouillett...

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