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A man used both a knife and a handgun to rob the Esso gas bar on Lasalle Boulevard at about 5:20 a.m. Sept. 18, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.The suspect concealed his identity and demanded cash. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured.The scene has been locked down to allow police to investigate.The suspect is described as being ...

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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...

Sep 03, 2014

Police investigating road rage in Rayside-Balfour

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Greater Sudbury Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a roadside confrontation betwee...

Aug 31, 2014

One driver's licence suspended following weekend spotchecks

One driver had their licence suspended and another 19 charges were laid following weekend spotchecks carried out by Greater Sudbury Police.

One driver had their licence suspended and another 19 charges were laid following weekend spotchecks...

Aug 28, 2014

Missing citizens found in good health

Two people who were reported missing have been found in good health.Eighty-year-old Walter Quaiattini had gone missing from the Four Corners yesterday, and Greater Sudbury Police searched th...

Aug 27, 2014

Crime Stoppers offers $1K reward in robbery investigation

Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers is convinced someone has information on the identity of the suspects in three separate robberies; therefore, a guaranteed $1,000 reward is being offered for tips received before midnight on Friday Sept. 5, if the information leads to an arrest.

Crime Stoppers and the Greater Sudbury Police Service need your help in identifying the suspects res...

Aug 27, 2014

OPP out in force over Labour Day weekend

The OPP will be out in force this Labour Day Weekend to ensure that safety is on the top of the list for everyone’s travel plans.

The Labour Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year on Ontario’s highways and waterway...

Aug 26, 2014

Timmins man killed in Hwy. 11 crash near Marten River

Highway 11 south of Wilson Lake Road at Marten River is closed following a fatal collision, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

The Ontario Provincial Police has identified the victim of the fatal collision on Highway 11 on Aug....

Aug 26, 2014

BB gun used to allegedly threaten Dowling man

An 18-year-old man faces weapons-related charges after pointing a hand gun at a Dowling resident on Aug. 25, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

An 18-year-old man faces weapons-related charges after pointing a hand gun at a Dowling resident on ...

Aug 22, 2014

McCrea Heights situation resolved, says police

A Greater Sudbury Police officer arrives on scene at what police are calling a "serious situation" in the McCrea Heights area. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Update: Police have said the situation has come to a peaceful resolution. They will provide more inf...

Aug 22, 2014

OPP name victim of fatal Hwy. 17 crash

The Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a crash on Highway 17 that left one person dead.

The Ontario Provincial Police have released the name of the victim in a fatal three-vehicle crash on...

Aug 21, 2014

Three people face impaired-driving-related charges

Three people face impaired-related charges following three separate incidents in Sudbury. File photo.

A 21-year-old man is charged with impaired driving and having more than 80 mgs of alcohol in his blo...

Aug 21, 2014

Four people arrested for allegedly stealing from vehicles

Three young people and one adult were arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles and stealing items in the Garson area, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

Three young people and one adult were arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles and stealing ite...

Aug 20, 2014

Numerous charges laid against home invasion suspects

Two suspects are behind bars following a home invasion on Charlotte Street today. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police Service laid numerous charges against the two men arrested Aug. 20 for a home...

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