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Man charged with criminal harassment of the mayor

A man caused a disturbance at Mayor Brian Bigger’s house shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, resulting in the suspect being arrested and charged with criminal harassment

A man was reportedly banging on the front door of Mayor Brian Bigger’s front door, yelling and videotaping his home shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

This, according to a media release issued by Greater Sudbury Police Service, in which it’s noted that Bigger phoned the police because he feared for his and his family’s safety. 

The man left the area prior to police arrival, however, police report identifying the man responsible as a result of an investigation.

The suspect, a 33-year-old man, was arrested at approximately 11:20 p.m. Nov. 17 and charged with criminal harassment. He was released on an undertaking with his first appearance in court scheduled for Jan. 26. 

Police report that his name cannot be released as the information has not yet been sworn to through the court process. 

In their media release, police note that this is a reminder for people to use the proper channels available to people who are looking to contact public officials.

The City of Greater Sudbury maintains a customer service line at 311 and contact information for the mayor and council can be found by clicking here.