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Repeat drug dealer handed long penitentiary term

BY KEITH LACEY A former Sudbury restaurant owner was sentenced to almost four years in a federal penitentiary Friday after being found guilty in May of possessing a huge cache of drugs for the purpose of trafficking.

New cops on the beat

There are some new faces at the Greater Sudbury Police Service. These five recruits successfully completed their Basic Constable Training Program at the Ontario Police College. They were introduced to the police services board at its last meeting.

Chief steps from policing right into political arena

BY RICK PUSIAK The Provincial Liberals in the Nickel Belt Riding are not waiting for Premier Ernie Eves to call an election.

Drugs seized

A 73-year-old Sudbury man is one of two people facing serious drug charges following the raid of an Ontario Street residence by Greater Sudbury Police Tuesday.

Boudreault charged again

Former Olympic boxer Phil Boudreault is in trouble with the law once again.

Huge support for further crackdown on drunk driving

BY KEITH LACEY Sgt. Gary Lavoie will have no compassion for any driver who loses his or her driving privileges for life if a proposed new law is enacted in Ontario.

New badges at Sudbury Police

Some new faces were introduced to the Sudbury Police Board this week. bottom Denise Fraser Joining the service are Const. John Coluzzi, Const. Ronald Daoust, Const. Curtis Freeman, Const. Darryl Grisdale and Const.

Jail time for violent offender

By Keith Lacey A repeat violent offender who beat another man senseless with a metal pipe over a $140 drug debt was sentenced to 30 months in a federal penitentiary Wednesday.

Manhunt ends with criminal harassment charges

By Rick Pusiak Police went into the bush early Tuesday afternoon to hunt for a suspect wanted in a domestic incident the day before. After a half hour search officers made an arrest.

Teen gets nine months

A Sudbury teenager will spend the next nine months behind bars accessing treatment for a serious alcohol problem after pleading guilty to stabbing a stranger while severely intoxicated outside a pizza joint just over a month ago.