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22-year-old man dies after shooting at establishment on Notre Dame Avenue

Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2023 09:48 AM

Around 10:30 p.m. on April 21, 2023, officers were dispatched to Overtime Sports Bar on Notre Dame Avenue in relation to a weapons complaint. Information provided was that multiple men were involved in a verbal altercation leading to one of the men shooting another man with a gun.

The 22-year-old man sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries in hospital and was pronounced...

Guns & Gangs Team and GSPS DEU & ERU Conduct Vehicle Stop Resulting in Drugs & Weapons Charges

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023 02:59 PM

On April 19, 2023, members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Provincial Guns and Gangs Enforcement Team and the Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) - Drug Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop, assisted by members of the GSPS Emergency Response Unit.  

One person was arrested at the scene and officers seized a loaded handgun with an extended magazine and ammunition, over 600 grams of cocaine, over 140 grams of fentanyl and just under $51,000 in Canadian cash.  

Joseph HOGGAR, age 32...

Detectives investigating suspicious death of 69-year-old man

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 03:26 PM


Through the investigation and as a result of the postmortem conducted through the coroner’s office, the death of the 69-year-old man has been deemed to be not suspicious in nature.

The scene on Morin Street has been released and police will no longer be in the area.

We would like to thank the public for your patience and cooperation during the investigation.


Around 6:40 p.m. on April 18, 2023, Officers were dispatched to a Person Welfare Check at a residence on Morin Street in...

68-year-old Man Arrested and Charged by Internet Child Exploitation Unit

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 12:47 PM

On April 12, 2023 the Greater Sudbury Police Service Internet Child Exploitation and Computer Forensics Units executed a Search Warrant at a residence in Greater Sudbury.

As a result of the investigation, 68-year-old, Jack Laakso was arrested and charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada:

  • Access Child Pornography                      
  • Possess Child Pornography                     
  • Make Available Child Pornography                    

He appeared in Bail Court on April 13, 2023 to answer to the charges.

The Greater Sudbury Police...

Driver Involved in Collision on Big Nickel Rd Charged with Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 08:14 AM

Around 1:15 p.m. on April 12, 2023, officers were dispatched to a serious two vehicle, head-on collision on Big Nickel Mine Road. Members of our Patrol Operations attended the scene and found that one of the drivers had suffered life threatening injuries and needed to be extricated from her vehicle by City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services. The 74-year-old driver was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services where she was treated for her injuries.