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Don't Drive Impaired: Annual Festive RIDE Launch

Posted on Friday, November 26, 2021 03:38 PM

Despite our best efforts through education, awareness and enforcement, we know that people are still driving impaired. group of people standing together outside in winter

In 2020, we arrested and charged 203 impaired drivers; 66 of those drivers were impaired by drug.

Thus far in 2021, Officers have already arrested and charged 304 impaired drivers where 145 drivers were impaired by drug. This is an overwhelming and unacceptable increase.

Impaired is impaired, whether it be by alcohol, illicit drugs or prescribed medication. You should never...

Man Spends Night at Hotel Brady After Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 02:12 PM

Around 4:05 p.m. on November 16, 2021, we received information regarding a possible impaired driver. The driver appeared to be passed out at the wheel while at the intersection of Notre Dame Avenue at Kathleen Street. The driver then began driving the vehicle up Notre Dame Avenue almost striking several other cars on the roadway before turning onto King Street. Once on King Street the driver proceeded to Nolin Street where he made two u-turns before ending up in the parking lot of a business.

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Man Arrested and Charged with Criminal Harassment

Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 02:15 PM

Shortly after 2:00 p.m. on November 16, 2021, we received a call regarding a disturbance at the residence of Mayor Brian Bigger. Information provided was that a man had attended the residence and began causing a disturbance, banging on the front door and yelling while videotaping the home. This caused Mayor Bigger and his family to fear for their safety.

The man left the area prior to Police arrival, however, through the investigation, Officers were able to identify the man responsible.

Around 11:20...

Youth Arrested and Charged After Hate-motivated Lyrics Posted to Social Media

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 02:55 PM

On November 11, 2021, we received a report in relation to a hate-motivated incident involving a young person. Information provided was that the young person had written lyrics to a song, recorded the lyrics and then posted the song to social media. The lyrics contained hateful and threatening comments directed towards another young person based on their sexual orientation, as well as, references to damaging school property.

Through the investigation, Officers located multiple songs written by the...

Weapons Complaint on Mountain Street - Officers Seize Two Replica Handguns

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 01:55 PM

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on November 11, 2021, we received a call regarding a Weapons Complaint on Mountain Street in Greater Sudbury. Information provided was that a man was seen pointing what was described as a handgun at another person.

Officers arrived in the area and located a man matching the description of the potentially armed party walking with a woman on Mountain Street.

Both individuals were placed under investigative detention and when the man was asked to identify himself, he provided...