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The Noelville OPP confirmed to BayToday.ca that two fatalities on the Murdoch River occurred during a radar run on the body of water near Alban Saturday night around 6:30 p.m.“The investigation is moving forward, we have determined that speed and visibility were contributing factors,” stated OPP Constable Andre Bisson Monday afternoon.“We can also confirm that a speed...

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Feb 10, 2016

RIDE check catches suspended driver

An OPP RIDE check stop caught a suspended driver on Feb. 5 on Highway 144 in Sudbury. The driver was charged for driving while under suspension. File photo.

A Feb. 5 RIDE check resulted in charges for an Azilda man.Members of the Sudbury OPP were conducting...

Feb 10, 2016

Police charge woman, 26, for assaulting spouse

Sudbury OPP arrested and charged a woman in connection with a domestic disturbance at the Atikameksheng First Nation. File photo.

On Feb. 6, members of the Sudbury OPP responded to a disturbance at the Atikameksheng First Nation w...

Feb 10, 2016

She took the ditch, police took her licence

A woman from Nairn Centre was given a roadside driver's licence suspension after Espanola OPP officers found her car in a ditch on Highway 17. File photo.

A woman from Nairn Centre was given a roadside driver's licence suspension after Espanola OPP office...

Feb 09, 2016

Wanted federal offender known to frequent Sudbury

Mohamed Seud Mahamud, 24, stands 5-10 and weighs 161 pounds. Supplied photo.

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

Feb 09, 2016

Safer Internet Day: Talk to kids about web use

Greater Sudbury Police are encouraging parents and caregivers to have a conversation with their kids about keeping safe online. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are encouraging parents and caregivers to have a conversation with their kids...

Feb 09, 2016

Suspect wielding edged weapon robs Lasalle Kwik Way

At around 10:30 p.m. Feb. 8, a man entered the Kwik Way on Lasalle. He produced an edged weapon and demanded money from one of the store's employees. File photo.

A convenience store on Lasalle Boulevard was robbed last night.At around 10:30 p.m. Feb. 8, a man en...

Feb 09, 2016

Pickup truck rolls over on MR 15

Greater Sudbury Police issued this photo of a rollover on MR 15 last night. Supplied photo.

A pickup truck rolled over on MR 15 last night after losing control.“With the previous light snow, r...

Feb 08, 2016

Detective pulls distraught girl from bridge

A GSPS officer pulled a potential jumper back off the Paris Street bridge on Feb. 8. File photo.

A GSPS officer pulled a 19-year-old female back off the Paris Street bridge on Feb. 8 at around 6:30...

Feb 08, 2016

Tragic snowmobile deaths occur during radar runs

The Noelville OPP confirmed to BayToday.ca that two fatalities on the Murdoch River occurred during a radar run on the body of water near Alban Saturday night around 6:30 p.m. File photo

The Noelville OPP confirmed to BayToday.ca that two fatalities on the Murdoch River occurred during ...

Feb 08, 2016

Heavy crane used to remove backhoe from Whitewater Lake

A heavy crane was brought to Whitewater Lake in  Azilda to remove a backhoe that fell through the ice Saturday evening. Supplied photo.

A heavy crane was brought to Whitewater Lake in Azilda to remove a backhoe that fell through the ice...

Feb 08, 2016

Superbowl Sunday revellers charged

Greater Sudbury Police were kept busy on Superbowl Sunday. Officers engaged in mobile traffic enforcement, RIDE checks and Liquor Licence Act checks between 7 p.m. Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police were kept busy on Superbowl Sunday. Officers engaged in mobile traffic enforc...

Feb 08, 2016

Hwy. 144 reopened

Highway 144 is closed between Highway 560 and Highway 101 this morning due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer north of the Mattagami First Nation. Supplied photo.

Updated Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m.Hwy. 144 reopened at around 10 a.m., say the South Porcupine OPP. Origin...

Feb 07, 2016

Man gets backhoe stuck in local lake

A 26-year-old man made matters worse Saturday evening when he tried to free his truck, which was stuck on a local lake, by using a backhoe. Supplied photo.

A 26-year-old man made matters worse Saturday evening when he tried to free his truck, which was stu...

Feb 07, 2016

Two dead after snowmobile collision near Alban

Two people are dead after a snowmobile collision on the Murdock River, near the community of Alban on Saturday, Feb. 6. File photo.

Two people are dead after a snowmobile collision on the Murdock River, near the community of Alban o...

Feb 06, 2016

OPP issue multiple driving charges Jan. 30 to Feb. 3

: OPP officers issued multiple charges against drivers in the Sudbury area licence between Jan. 30 and Feb. 3 for driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving with a suspended licence and failing to complete a commercial vehicle inspection. File photo.

OPP officers issued multiple charges against drivers in the Sudbury area licence between Jan. 30 and...

Feb 06, 2016

Police warn drivers not to drink and drive Super Bowl Sunday

The Greater Sudbury Police Service will have checkpoints in place as part of the RIDE program on Sunday. File photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service will have checkpoints in place as part of the RIDE program on Sun...

Feb 05, 2016

Sudbury man arrested on child pornography charges

Greater Sudbury Police arrested a 56-year-old Sudbury man for possession of child pornography on Feb. 3. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police arrested a 56-year-old Sudbury man for possession of child pornography on Feb...

Feb 05, 2016

Cops issue 150 tickets to drivers who endanger pedestrians

Drivers who failed to properly negotiate intersections were slapped with more than 150 Highway Traffic Act charges by Greater Sudbury Police last month. File photo.

Drivers who failed to properly negotiate intersections were slapped with more than 150 Highway Traff...

Feb 04, 2016

Suspended driver caught speeding on Highway 17

A 33-year-old man from Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation faces a number of charges after being pulled over at an OPP radar stop. File photo

A 33-year-old man from Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation faces a number of charges after being pulle...

Feb 04, 2016

Yes, you still need a licence to drive a car

The Sudbury OPP charged a 50-year-old man from Sudbury after he was pulled over on Jan. 28 and it was discovered he was unlicenced. File photo

The Sudbury OPP charged a 50-year-old man from Sudbury after he was pulled over on Jan. 28 and it wa...

Feb 04, 2016

Police: Beware black ice at intersections today

A Greater Sudbury Police Service cruiser blocks an on-ramp this morning where MR 35 and Lasalle Boulevard intersect. Police are warning drivers to be extra cautious when approaching intersections in the region. Most are covered with black ice, police say. Photo by Jonathan Migneault

Greater Sudbury Police Service is warning drivers to be extra cautious when approaching intersection...

Feb 04, 2016

Multiple crashes close ramps from Lasalle to MR 35

This was one of the multiple crashes on the ramps in between the Lasalle extension and MR 35 this morning. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Update: Police re-opened the ramp at 11:30 a.m. today.Greater Sudbury Police have temporarily closed...

Feb 03, 2016

Highway 11 re-opened in North Bay after crash

Highway 11 has been closed in North Bay this morning between Sunshine Lane and Berkley Boulevard (near the Old North Bay Psychiatric Hospital). File photo.

Update: Feb. 3, 2:30 p.m.Highway 11 by Berkley Road in North Bay has been re-opened.Original story:H...

Feb 02, 2016

Police clock driver going 120 km/h on MR 80

Greater Sudbury Police continue their visible presence on Municipal Road 80, a hotspot for speeding in Greater Sudbury. File photo

Greater Sudbury Police continue to catch drivers travelling much faster than the posted limit on Mun...

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