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Teen will spend 19th birthday behind bars

BY KEITH LACEY Klacey@northernlife.ca A Sudbury teenager who went on a wild and prolonged seven-month crime spree was given a long jail sentence Monday.

Robbery suspect arrested

Greater Sudbury Police has concluded a robbery investigation with the arrest of a man Thursday. The Pizza Pizza outlet on Elm Street downtown was robbed and an employee assaulted Tuesday evening. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.

Police confirm senior murdered

Greater Sudbury Police have confirmed circumstances surrounding the death of Delia St. Pierre, 73, of 3246 Errington Ave. N. last Sunday, have led them to conclude she was murdered in her home.

Chief commends two officers

Two Sudbury police officers have been recommended for commendations by Chief Ian Davidson for their efforts in the aftermath of a fatal boating mishap on Ramsey Lake June 21. Staff Insp.

False alarm program working

Greater Sudbury Police report that their false alarm reduction program is working. Fall alarm calls were reduced 20 per cent in the first five months of 2002. Alarm holders are asked to register their systems with police.

Dad who abused daughter to be sentenced Friday

For the second time in five months, a senior who admitted to sexually abusing his daughter more than 30 years ago came to court Tuesday with his bags packed knowing there was a strong possibility he was going to be sent to jail.

Accident victim buried

Funeral mass was held at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Coniston this morning (Wednesday) for the teenager who died following a weekend dirt bike accident. Justin Dennis Peroni, 13, was a Grade 8 student at St. Paul?s School.

Police recover stolen goods

Greater Sudbury Police recovered more than $50,000 worth of stolen property from a residence on Lasalle Boulevard late last week. Officers from the street crime unit spotted a stolen pickup truck pulling out of a complex.

Inquest continues into tragic house fire

By Keith Lacey A grandfather who lost two grandchildren in a tragic house fire 17 months ago made an impassioned plea to a coroner?s inquest jury to recommend more full-time firefighters be hired to work in Valley East.

One toke for mankind, one leap for pot smokers

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Marijuana supporters, 100-strong, converged outside Sudbury police headquarters Thursday afternoon to listen to the charismatic Marc Emery, Canada?s champion of legalizing marijuana.