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Police need help identifying robbery suspect

Police are requesting public assistance in identifying a man accused of robbery, stemming from an incident Jan. 31. It is alleged that the suspect and another man identified themselves as police officers to the victim, in order to detain him.

Police uncover drug stash in apartment

On Tuesday, members of the Joint Forces Drug Enforcement Unit, which consists of OPP, RCMP and the Greater Sudbury Police drug enforcement and street crime sections, executed a controlled drugs and substance search warrant at a Pine St.

Court rules police officer will stand trial for assault charge

By Keith Lacey A superior court judge has quashed the stay of charges against a Sudbury police constable and he now faces a trial in relation to an alleged assault outside a bar in 1999.

For the record

In the Wednesday, Feb. 27, edition of Northern Life, the newspaper omitted some information in relation to a Sudbury police officer. We wrote Const.

Crown wants Robert Bumbacco assessed

Sudbury's Crown attorney's office will be seeking an application to order a psychological assessment to determine if a Sault Ste. Marie man should be tried as a dangerous or long-term offender.

Back to penitentiary for man convicted of molesting young girl

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury man who was scheduled to be released soon on parole from a federal penitentiary for the brutal 1998 rape of a former girlfriend, will remain behind bars for many more months after being sentenced last week to two years for se

Drug dealer called 'parasite' given six-month jail sentence

By Keith Lacey Calling people who traffic hard drugs to addicts "parasites", Justice Ian Gordon sentenced a veteran Inco miner to jail for six months last Thursday.

Man busted for B and E's

An arrest was made last week in connection with a string of break and enters dating back to November 1998. Twenty-eight of the incidents occurred in the former city limits, six in Blind River, two in Alban, two in Parry Sound and one in Markstay.

IWA local 2693 strike hut torched

By Rick Pusiak Sudbury's forgotten strike literally heated up last week. A small wooden picket shed in the parking lot outside Marona Kitchen Manufacturing on Valley View Road burned to the ground Wednesday morning.

Crown appeals ruling to stay charges against cop

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury police constable will find out next Thursday if he will have to go on trial on one count of assaulting a drunk man with a flashlight 28 months ago. Const.