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Man busted with lots of cocaine

A 58-year-old Sudbury man with no previous criminal record is looking at a long jail sentence when he returns to court in late March after police raided his residence and found a large quantity of cocaine and money.

Senior killed on Hwy. 69

The Sudbury Detachment of the OPP is investigating a fatal vehicle accident that occurred Sunday on Highway 69 near Richard Lake. At approximately 9:35 am, a Ford pick-up truck was travelling south on the highway.

Judge finds man not guilty of rape

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Even though he didn't believe the testimony of the accused and found a young girl's evidence believable, a judge still found a Greater Sudbury man not guilty of raping his niece four years ago.

Car dealer involved in theft ring going to jail for 15 months

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A former Sudbury car dealer found guilty of being involved in a Quebec-based auto theft ring appeared rattled and shocked when handed a 15-month jail sentence Wednesday.

Police chief reacts to racism allegations

Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief Ian Davidson has finished his internal investigation into allegations of racism by two of his officers.

Stay off thin ice

The City of Greater Sudbury Fire Service is reminding citizens ice conditions at this time are not safe in many places. Even during the coldest winter period, ice conditions can vary greatly on the same body of water.

Montpellier?s victims compensated

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Victims of financial adviser turned scammer Pierre Montpellier have received some of the money they lost.

Chelmsford snowmobilers warned by police

The Greater Sudbury Police traffic management unit is experiencing an increase of complaints in relation to snowmobiles trespassing on private property in Chelmsford.

Father of 11 going to jail for selling drugs

A Minnow Lake father of 11 who described himself as ?the oil king? for his ability to peddle hash oil was given a 26-month sentence in a federal penitentiary Wednesday.

Drunk gets jail time for driving

A local man who has spent much of his adult life behind bars was given another six-month sentence after getting severely intoxicated, hitting another car, leaving the scene of an accident and driving without insurance Monday night.