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Violent offender picked up on Canada-wide warrant

By Rick Pusiak A man described by police as a violent, repeat offender was apprehended by police on Wednesday, July 24, at the Rumball Terrace apartment complex.

Man charged with sexual assault

By Rick Pusiak A Sudbury man has been charged with sexual assault against a female dating back to events that are alleged to have occurred in 1987. An OPP investigation began in March when police received a complaint.

Bible candidate charged

Former mayoral candidate David Popescu appeared in bail court Thursday on charges of assaulting his mother. The 55-year-old Sudbury man gained notoriety by running for various political jobs including mayor. He ran on a Biblical platform.

Man killed on #69

Highway 69 S. was closed for almost five hours Wednesday following an accident which killed a man. George Ross, 64, was involved in a two-vehicle head-on collision on Highway 69 S., near 12 Mile Road in Georgian Bay Township.

House arrest for man who assaulted children

A Copper Cliff man who assaulted two young siblings four years ago was placed under house arrest for six months.

Inco, Falco facing charges

The Ministry of Labour has laid two charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act against Falconbridge Ltd. relating to the death one year ago of Kevin Payette.

Sudbury police officers helping out during Pope?s visit

Four officers with the Greater Sudbury Police Service are in Toronto providing extra security for this weekÂ?s World Youth Day and the visit of Pope John Paul. Police from 14 jurisdictions in the province are assisting with security measures.

Blueberry vendor attacked in robbery attempt

Two men attempted to rob a blueberry vendor on Friday, July 19, at the Mr. Gas parking lot on Highway 17 E in Wahnapitae. bottom Greater Sudbury Police headquarters The men approached the vendor earlier in the day and asked about buying blueberries.

Law lessons

Lockerby Composite School students will act as lawyers in a mock criminal trial to be presided over by Justice Patricia Hennessy of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice today at the Sudbury courthouse.

Driver charged

A Chelmsford man was lucky he wasn?t seriously injured after his motor vehicle failed to negotiate a railway crossing at MacKenzie Street in Chelmsford Sunday afternoon. The vehicle became lodged on railway tracks with an oncoming train approaching.