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A senior recently avoided being the victim of a phone scam thanks to media warnings, Greater Sudbury Police said in a news release Wednesday.Police received a call from an 80-year-old senior citizen “who told us about hearing or reading about the 'Grandparent scam,' which had been the subject of media messages during the past few weeks,” the release said. “She had rec...

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Mar 26, 2015

Vilma Gumpal identified as third plane-crash victim

Vilma Gumpal, 42, from Sudbury, has been identified as the third plane-crash victim, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

The Ontario Provincial Police has identified the third victim of the plane crash the killed three pe...

Mar 26, 2015

Azilda man charged for drunk-driving rampage

A 67-year-old Azilda man went on a drunk-driving rampage on March 25, and at one point, tried to drive through the pedestrian tunnel that joins Dufferin Street to Frood Road, alleges Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 67-year-old Azilda man went on a drunk-driving rampage on March 25, and at one point, tried to dri...

Mar 25, 2015

Senior nearly snared by phone scam, police say

A senior recently avoided being the victim of a phone scam thanks to media warnings, Greater Sudbury Police said in a news release Wednesday.

A senior recently avoided being the victim of a phone scam thanks to media warnings, Greater Sudbury...

Mar 25, 2015

Man wanted for breaching terms of his probation

Greater Sudbury Police is seeking the public's help in locating Mark Faubert, who is wanted on outstanding warrants, including a charge of breach of probation. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police is seeking the public's help in locating Mark Faubert, who is wanted on outst...

Mar 24, 2015

Reward offered in Capreol garage fire investigation

Crime Stoppers and the Greater Sudbury Police Service are offering a guaranteed minimum $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for a garage fire on Coulson St. in Capreol.

Crime Stoppers and the Greater Sudbury Police Service are offering a guaranteed minimum $1,000 rewar...

Mar 21, 2015

Mtee Rouleau to Day Construction reopen

East and west bound lanes are closed. Drivers must access alternate routes until further notice. File photo.

Road is now opened in both directionsOriginal Story:The Greater Sudbury Police Service wants to advi...

Mar 20, 2015

OPP name 2 of 3 plane crash victims

The Ontario Provincial Police identified Joseph Arseneau, 64, and his wife, Mary-Lou, 65, as victims in the March 17 plane crash. File photo.

The Ontario Provincial Police has released the names of two of the three victims of a March 17 plan ...

Mar 19, 2015

Two children, 1 senior killed in Hwy. 69 crash

A collision on Highway 69 on March 18 killed a three-month-old girl, a 13-year-old girl and a 71-year-old man, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

A collision on Highway 69 on March 18 killed a three-month-old girl, a 13-year-old girl and a 71-yea...

Mar 18, 2015

OPP not releasing name of plane crash victims yet

The Ontario Provincial Police said it won't be releasing the identities of the victims of the March 17 plane crash until after a post mortem has been completed.

The Ontario Provincial Police said it won't be releasing the identities of the victims of the March ...

Mar 18, 2015

Police found three bodies at site of plane crash

The Ontario Provincial Police is holding a press conference around 2 p.m. today after confirming they have located the missing Piper aircraft.

Update:The Ontario Provincial Police confirmed Wednesday afternoon police found three bodies at the ...

Mar 18, 2015

Quiet St. Patrick's Day for Sudbury police

Greater Sudbury police kept a close eye on downtown Sudbury on St. Patrick's Day, making one arrest at the liquor store and helping an injured man. File photo.

 Greater Sudbury police kept a close eye on downtown Sudbury on St. Patrick's Day, making one arrest...

Mar 18, 2015

Suspect arrested in Coniston home invasion

Greater Sudbury Police have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with the March 16 home invasion in Coniston.

Greater Sudbury Police have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with the March 16 home invasion...

Mar 18, 2015

Search continues for missing aircraft

An all-night search has turned up no sign of a missing aircraft, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

An all-night search has turned up no sign of a missing aircraft, said the Ontario Provincial Police....

Mar 17, 2015

Would-be thief attempts to rob elderly couple

A Coniston couple in their 80s suffered minor non-life-threatening injuries after a man tried to rob them in their own home, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A Coniston couple in their 80s suffered minor injuries after a man tried to rob them in their own ho...

Mar 15, 2015

Sudbury Police used force in 90 cases in 2014: report

A report on an officer's use of force is required when someone is injured as a result, when a police dog injures someone, when pepper spray or a Taser is used, or whenever police use a weapon. File photo.

 Greater Sudbury Police resorted to using force 90 times in 2014, a slight increase over the same pe...

Mar 15, 2015

Firefighters rescue driver after excavator goes through ice

Greater Sudbury firefighters rescued the driver of an excavator late Saturday after the vehicle went through the ice on a tailings pond.

 Greater Sudbury firefighters rescued the driver of an excavator late Saturday after the vehicle wen...

Mar 12, 2015

Officer, driver, company charged in Kingsway bus collision

Greater Sudbury Police Service has laid charges in the Dec. 16 collision between a police car and a school bus on The Kingsway. File photo.

A Greater Sudbury Police constable faces careless driving charges from a Dec. 16 collision on The Ki...

Mar 09, 2015

Jake Deschamps arrested without incident

Jake Deschamps was arrested without incident on March 9, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Jake Deschamps was arrested without incident on March 9, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.Origina...

Mar 09, 2015

Three young people arrested for breaking into garage

Three young people were arrested March 8 for breaking into a garage on Beatrice Crescent, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Three young people were arrested March 8 for breaking into a garage on Beatrice Crescent, said Great...

Mar 09, 2015

Young snowmobiler killed in Mattawa

A 12-year-old boy was killed when crossing the highway near Mattawa Sunday, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

A 12-year-old boy was killed when crossing the highway near Mattawa Sunday, said the Ontario Provinc...

Mar 08, 2015

Police rescue snowmobilers not dressed for conditions

Greater Sudbury Police rescued two snowmobilers Saturday afternoon who were stranded when their snowmachines got stuck in deep slush on Round Lake. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police rescued two snowmobilers Saturday afternoon who were stranded when their snow...

Mar 05, 2015

City police, OPP team up for traffic stop

Greater Sudbury Police and the Ontario Provincial Police teamed up March 5 to arrest a man who was wanted for uttering a threat. File photo.

A late-night investigation into a threat complaint saw the Greater Sudbury Police (GSPS) and the Ont...

Mar 04, 2015

Suspected drunk snowmobiler passes out

A 38-year-old man was found passed out beside his snowmobile March 3, and has been charged for impaired after he was found with three times the legal limit of alcohol in his blood, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 38-year-old man was found passed out beside his snowmobile March 3, and has been charged for impai...

Mar 01, 2015

Lasalle Blvd. Open to traffic again following crash

The Greater Sudbury Police Service reopened all of Lasalle Boulevard after a motor vehicle collision in front of the Great Canadian Super Store on Sunday afternoon. File photo.

 Lasalle Boulevard is now fully open to traffic following a collision around 4 p.m. Sunday.According...

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