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A missing person's report from Greater Sudbury Police Service issued today was released in error.Police had issued a release stating Alain Blais was missing, and hadn't been seen since Sept. 24.According to Greater Sudbury Police Service, the email apparently got caught up in the service's filters, and released today in error.Original storyThe Greater Sudbury Police S...

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Sep 30, 2014

Correction: Alain Blais not missing

Greater Sudbury Police issued a press release by mistake today about Alain Blais, who they said had been missing since Sept. 24.

A missing person's report from Greater Sudbury Police Service issued today was released in error.Pol...

Sep 30, 2014

Man charged with public mischief for lying to police

A 21-year-old man has been charged with public mischief for misleading police during an investigation Sept. 29, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 21-year-old man has been charged with public mischief for misleading police during an investigatio...

Sep 29, 2014

Sex-related charges against Gordon Hall dismissed

Superior Court Justice Robert Del Frate on Monday dismissed all six historical charges of indecent assault and gross indecency against Gordon Hall, 70. File photo.

Superior Court Justice Robert Del Frate dismissed all six historical charges of indecent assault and...

Sep 26, 2014

Two people charged with stunt driving

Two people have been charged with stunt driving for both travelling 136 kilometres and hour in a posted 80-km/h zone, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Two people have been charged with stunt driving for both travelling 136 kilometres and hour in a pos...

Sep 26, 2014

Robber caught by plainclothes police officer

A 27-year-old man allegedly robbed another person right in front of a plainclothes police officer on Sept. 25, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 27-year-old man allegedly robbed another person right in front of a plainclothes police officer on...

Sep 25, 2014

GSPS hosts Capreol open house Oct. 9

Greater Sudbury Police officers are shaping up to take on the Capreol Youth Centre in a basketball game to highlight the many years of community service in Capreol.

Greater Sudbury Police officers are shaping up to take on the Capreol Youth Centre in a basketball g...

Sep 25, 2014

Police nab 3 alleged impaired drivers

Two drivers failed breathalyzer tests while a third driver refused to provide a breath sample.

A 39-year-old man faces numerous impaired-driving-related offences after he allegedly caused a colli...

Sep 25, 2014

OPP cracking down on seatbelt use

The Ontario Provincial Police is launching its fall seatbelt campaign today in an effort to raise public awareness about the importance of wearing seatbelts as a driver or passenger and on the proper use of child car seats and booster.

The Ontario Provincial Police is launching its fall seatbelt campaign today in an effort to raise pu...

Sep 25, 2014

Police release local details in child porn bust

Two men from Greater Sudbury are among 60 people facing close to 250 charges following an Ontario-wide police investigation into Internet child exploitation.

Greater Sudbury Police Service has released further details of its involvement in the massive child ...

Sep 24, 2014

OPP officer injured in collision

An Ontario Provincial Police officer and another person sustained non-life-threatening injuries Sept. 24 following a two-vehicle collision at the junction of Highway 17 and Regional Road 55 in the town of Walden, said the OPP.

Highway 17 has been reopened, said the Ontario Provincial Police.Original story An Ontario Provincia...

Sep 23, 2014

Highway 400 closed at Lawson Bay

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Ontario Provincial Police (PCC North Bay) have closed the Southbound lanes of Highway 400 at Lawson ...

Sep 23, 2014

Beware of strangers bearing gifts: Police

Two people were tricked into fraudulently cashing what they thought were welfare cheques for a stranger on Sept. 22, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Two people were tricked into fraudulently cashing what they thought were welfare cheques for a stran...

Sep 18, 2014

Driver faces careless driving charges following Kingsway crash

Greater Sudbury Police's traffic management unit have laid careless driving charges following a crash on The Kingsway on Sept. 14. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police's traffic management unit have laid careless driving charges following a cras...

Sep 18, 2014

Armed robber hits Lasalle Esso gas station

Greater Sudbury Police Service is investigating an armed robbery at the Esso gas bar on Lasalle Boulevard. File photo.

A man used both a knife and a handgun to rob the Esso gas bar on Lasalle Boulevard at about 5:20 a.m...

Sep 17, 2014

Beware of aggressive door-to-door sales people, police warn

 Greater Sudbury Police and the City of Greater Sudbury are warning residents to beware of aggressive, door-to-door sales people pushing long-term energy contracts on homeowners. File photo.

 Greater Sudbury Police and the City of Greater Sudbury are warning residents to beware of aggressiv...

Sep 17, 2014

Boy, 5, located safe and sound after going missing during hike

Greater Sudbury Police were called at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after a five-year-old boy was separated from a group of two parents and six children who were hiking a section of trail at the Lake Laurentian Conservation area. File photo.

 A family in Greater Sudbury got quite the scare Tuesday evening during a hike in Lake Laurentian Co...

Sep 14, 2014

One injured in three-vehicle Kingsway crash

A three-vehicle accident closed The Kingsway during the afternoon of Sept. 14. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Updated Sept. 15 at 8:50 a.m.The Kingsway was reopened at around 5:30 p.m. last evening.Updated at 4...

Sep 12, 2014

Mackenzie Corbiere arrested without incident

Greater Sudbury Police have issued an arrest warrant for Mackenzie Corbiere. Supplied photo

Mackenzie Corbiere was arrested Sept. 17 without incident, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.Origi...

Sep 11, 2014

Parent alert: Sextortionists targeting teens, says police

Greater Sudbury Police Service is sharing a warning issued in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection about an increase in teenagers being extorted for money for sexual images/videos of themselves they shared through social media, with someone they believed to be other young persons.

Greater Sudbury Police Service is sharing a warning issued in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by the Canadian Ce...

Sep 10, 2014

Sudbury police officer breaks the glass ceiling

Supt. Sheilah Weber was joined by her family and Chief Paul Pedersen (far right) Wednesday when she was formally promoted to superintendent, the highest rank of any female officer in Sudbury's history. Also promoted were three other officers: Insp. Michael Chapman, Staff Sgt. Marc Brunette and Sgt. Derick Rose. Another officer, Const. Andrij Zelionka, also joined the force.

 Greater Sudbury's Police Service made a bit of history Wednesday, when for the first time a woman w...

Sep 10, 2014

Missing man located, says police

 The Greater Sudbury Police Service is asking for the public's help in finding Lawrence Clement, 64.

Lawrence Clement was found Wednesday afternoon in the vicinity of Fairbanks Lake Road, said Greater ...

Sep 08, 2014

Too many excuses for speeding in school zones: Police

While there were no injuries when police ramped up enforcement in school zones Sept. 3-5, officers did hand out 191 speeding tickets and two tickets for failing to stop for a school bus, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

While there were no injuries when police ramped up enforcement in school zones Sept. 3-5, officers d...

Sep 04, 2014

Police ID victim in Hwy 144 crash

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The Ontario Provincial Police say a man from Alban died in the two-vehicle crash that occurred on Hw...

Sep 03, 2014

Charges laid in crash that killed teen

Dean Hancock, 18, was killed in a car crash Aug. 21. He played for the Nickel Capital Wolves midget hockey team for two years. Supplied photo.

The man police say is responsible for the death of a talented teen hockey player is now facing six c...

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