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Suspicious Fire on Finni Road Under Investigation

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 03:55 PM

Just before 2:30 a.m. on August 18, 2020, we received a call from City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services regarding a residential fire on Finni Road in Wahnapitae. Fire Services had responded to the fire around 1:45 a.m. and Firefighters had determined the fire to be suspicious in nature.

The damage to the residence was extensive and two people were inside the home when the fire started. A 48 year old woman was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services and she was treated...

Man Arrested and Replica Firearm Seized After Incident on Old City Hall Lane

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 09:44 AM

At 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, we received a call regarding a man waving around what was believed to be a handgun on Old City Hall Lane off of Durham Street downtown.

Patrol Officers quickly arrived on scene and located a man matching the description walking down the laneway. Officers also located the weapon on the ground where they originally saw the man.

The man was placed under arrest and searched. Officers located a loaded BB gun magazine on him, as well as, a large can of bear spray....

UPDATE - Police Requesting Assistance regarding Assault Investigation at Hanmer Skate Park

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2020 09:42 AM

**UPDATE 2**

Today, August 18th, 2020, the 42-year old man has been arrested for the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada:

  • Assault
  • Party to the Offence – Assault
  • Counselling – Assault

In addition, our criminal investigation has determined that the man was in possession of a tire iron during the time of the incident. As a result, the accused has also been arrested for the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada:

  • Weapons Dangerous
  • Assault with a Weapon

One girl, who was...

Two ICE Investigations Lead to the Arrest of a 31 year old Man

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:34 AM

In late 2019, the Greater Sudbury Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit received two separate investigations from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Each investigation found that a person in Greater Sudbury was distributing child abuse material online. Our ICE Unit continued each investigation by executing several court orders in an effort to identify the offender.

Members of Patrol Operations assisted in the investigation by providing vital information to the Lead Investigator...

Man Responsible for Shed Fire at Restaurant on Regent Street Charged with Arson

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:32 AM

We received a call around 9:15 p.m. on August 10, 2020 from Fire Services after Firefighters responded to a structure fire on the property of a restaurant on Regent Street. Firefighters extinguished the shed fire and determined it to be suspicious.

Officers arrived on scene and initiated an investigation into the incident.

Just before 8:00 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, August 12, 2020, Detectives from our Criminal Investigation Division with the assistance of Patrol Officers located and arrested...