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Law firm clerk will be sentenced in late May

BY SCOTT HADDOW HUNTER scott@northerrnlife.ca A Sudbury law firm clerk and office manager accused of embezzling more than $2 million held in trust for clients and financial institutions will find out in late May whether or not sheƂ?s going to jail.

Bookkeeper accused of defrauding company

A Sudbury woman has been charged with fraud and uttering forged documents following a seven-month investigation by the Greater Sudbury Police Service?s fraud unit. Police say the investigation revealed that between Jan. 1, 1999 and Dec.

Police pursuit

In the early morning hours Thursday, Greater Sudbury Police were involved in a short high-speed pursuit in the Donovan area, involving a stolen vehicle from Valley East. Michael Spanish, 22, of Louis St.

Woman spared jail time

A woman who went on a four-month crime spree to support an addiction to prescription pills was spared a jail sentence. Sherry Smith, 38, had never been in trouble with the law before a rash of writing bad cheques and defrauding retail outlets.

Lawyer appealing decision naming client dangerous

Sudbury lawyer Louis Sola says he?s appealing a decision made by a Timmins judge declaring a man a dangerous offender. Sola says Allan Saunders is mentally ill.

No foul play in three weekend deaths

While rumours are swirling about exactly what happened, Greater Sudbury Police have ruled out foul play in the deaths of a man and woman at a Sudbury hotel this past weekend.

Police board asking questions

Oracle Poll Research is conducting a survey on behalf of the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board to get citizen input on a number of issues related to police services.

Man on trial for violent axe attack

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A Capreol man has told a Sudbury jury how he was attacked with an axe after accusing another man of breaking into his father?s camp last spring.

Montpellier loses bid to have trial held outside Sudbury

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A Sudbury judge has denied a change of venue application and his decision finalizes that a former Sudbury financial adviser accused of bilking clients of $6 million will go on trial in Sudbury in May.

Inco will plead guilty to safety act charge

Inco Ltd. will plead guilty to numerous charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act relating to the accidental death of a young miner 30 months ago.