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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.

Social worker preyed on ?troubled and fragile? teen

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.

Motorists reminded to clean their cars before driving

After investigating incidents where vehicles were struck by ice and snow flying off others on the road, the Ontario Provincial Police are warning motorists to clean off their vehicles before driving or face a $110 fine.

Police search for missing teen

Greater Sudbury Police are requesting public assistance in locating 15-year-old Alexander McQuabbie who was last seen Dec. 28, 2005 at his residence on Bloor St.