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Montpellier has May 27 court date

A preliminary hearing against a former financial adviser accused of bilking millions from clients will proceed in late May whether or not Pierre Montpellier is represented by legal counsel or not.

Accident serious

Highway 634 in Rayside-Balfour was the scene of a serious two vehicle collision late Monday morning. A car heading westbound on the highway collided with an eastbound pickup truck near Montee Principale around 10 am.

Grow operation busted by police

During the execution of an arrest warrant for a local man, police discovered a marijuana grow operation inside a home located at 616 The Kingsway.

JoeMac committee scores one victory

The Justice Over Everything: Making Appropriate Choices (JoeMac) committee has learned one of three demands made to Canada?s solicitor general earlier this year will be met.

Jurors go underground

By Keith Lacey The four men and one woman who make up the jury at a coroner?s inquest into the death of a veteran Inco Ltd. miner took off their civilian clothes and donned workclothes and hard hats Thursday.

Police officer charged

A Sudbury police officer from the community of Lively has been charged with assault, forcible confinement and threatening. Dan McNeil, 45, is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 20. He was released after being arrested at his residence on Sunday.

Drunk driver smashes into 18-wheeler

BY KEITH LACEY A man who plowed into the back of a tractor-trailer while drunk was given a hefty fine and had his driver?s licence suspended for two years Wednesday.

Investigation concluded into fatal train acccident

Police believe the 16-year-old Barrie girl who was hit and killed by a train last Friday was wearing a walkman at that the time of the incident.

Jokes result in stabbing

A man who chased a group of youths he mistakenly thought were making jokes about him, and then proceeded to stab one of them, will find out April 11 if he's going to jail.

Not much police can do about shady sales if statute of limitations has run out

BY KEITH LACEY Greater Sudbury Police are concerned a Sudbury business owner who pleaded guilty last week to peddling vacuum cleaners using questionable business practices may have ripped off many more people.