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Severely drunk man who hit school bus and left scene avoids jail sentence

BY KEITH LACEY A Naughton man who hit a loaded school bus while he was severely loaded from alcohol and then left the scene of the accident managed to avoid a jail sentence Wednesday.

Heroin addict gets 18-month sentence

BY KEITH LACEY A Sudbury man who robbed and beat a man outside a downtown hotel six months ago was sentenced to a lengthy jail term Wednesday. Randall Poulin, 39, pleaded guilty to robbery after he stole a drinking buddyÂ?s ring, watch and necklace.

Thief gets lecture and put on probation

BY KEITH LACEY A young Sudbury man whose first brush with the law was an extremely serious one was spared a jail sentence, but not before a 20-minute lecture from one of the northÂ?s most experienced judges Wednesday.

Convicted rapist behind bars

BY KEITH LACEY A young man who sexually assaulted a young woman while she was asleep 17 months ago was sentenced to 16 months in jail Monday.

Police investigating two robberies

It was a bad weekend for people who work in convenience stores. Sudbury police are seeking information about two robberies. The first robbery took place Friday evening about midnight at CaraÂ?s Convenience on Lorne Street.

Family members charged

Four members of the same family have been charged after the Greater Sudbury Police investigation into the possession of stolen property from two separate incidents originating in Quebec. The street crime unit executed a search warrant on Jan.

Two men killed Saturday in head-on collision

Sudbury police are investigating a fatal accident which took place about 7 pm on Saturday evening on Big Nickel Mine Road in the city?s west end. Two men, both lone occupants of the two vehicles involved, were killed in a head-on collision.

OPP officer hit by a car during accident investigation

A female Ontario Provincial Police officer was struck by car while assisting at the scene of an accident on Highway 17, west of the Long Lake Road intersection. The incident happened on Saturday (Jan. 11) around 8:20 pm. The officer was taken to St.

Gambling addict stole from seniors to pay for habit

BY KEITH LACEY A woman who devised a four-year web of intricate deception to con an octogenarian Sudbury couple out of their life savings, is going to jail for six months.

Downtown disturbance

Two Sudbury men, both 21 and of no fixed address, face serious weapons charges following a major disturbance downtown last Saturday evening. Sudbury Police responded to a large disturbance in the downtown core around 2:35 am.