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Assessment ordered for repeat sex offender from Sault Ste. Marie

By Keith Lacey A convicted pedophile from Sault Ste. Marie has been ordered to undergo a psychological assessment before he's sentenced for sexually assaulting a Sudbury female minor.

Young contractor killed

Local police and the Ministry of Labour are investigating an underground death mid-afternoon Thursday at Inco's Creighton Mine. Chad Lamond, 20, of Dowling was killed after reportedly falling some 700 feet from a staging platform.

Murder victim's family detail grief, sorrow and anger

By Keith Lacey Delphine Adamson was described by her family and loved ones as a caring and doting mother and grandmother.

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.