Several Charges Laid on New Year’s Eve, including Assault Peace Officer and Operation While Impaired

Posted on Saturday, January 02, 2021 10:50 AM

On New Year’s Eve, our Traffic Management Unit checked 371 vehicles in Greater Sudbury to ensure sober driving. In total, 12 Approved Screening Device tests and 11 Mandatory Alcohol Screening tests were administered; four Impaired drivers were charged; 18 Highway Traffic Act violations and five other Criminal Code charges were laid.


At 8:45 p.m., plain clothes officers observed a motor vehicle attend an establishment on Kathleen St, with both the driver and passenger of the vehicle appearing...

Suspicious Death of 75-year old Man Being Treated as a Homicide

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 02:40 PM

At 2:19 p.m. on December 26, 2020, officers responded to a report of a deceased 75 year old man found inside of a residence on Kathleen Street in Greater Sudbury. The deceased has since been identified as Robert KESKINEN.
When Officers arrived on scene they discovered visible trauma to the body of the deceased and determined it to be a Suspicious Death.
Detectives from our Criminal Investigation Division including members of our Forensic Unit and Major Crimes Section are conducting a thorough...

Man Responsible for Two Robberies Arrested and Charged

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 01:25 PM

Around 3:20 p.m. on December 23, 2020, Officers located and arrested the man believed to be responsible for two recent Robberies.

Just after 5:45 p.m. on December 12, 2020, the man entered a convenience store on Eyre Street, rushed the counter and physically pushed the employee to the ground, taking an undetermined amount of money from the register before fleeing the scene on foot.

The same man entered a convenience store on Kathleen Street around 8:30 p.m. on December 14, 2020. The man once again...

Impaired Driver Arrested with Over $24,000 Worth of Drugs

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:06 AM

Around 3:20 p.m. on December 23, 2020, we were called in relation to a Suspicious Vehicle on Clinton Avenue. Information provided was that the driver and passenger appeared to be unconscious and that there was a child in the back seat.

Officers and Paramedics arrived on scene. The driver, passenger and child were cleared medically by Paramedics; however the driver showed visible signs of impairment.

An Officer conducted a Standard Field Sobriety Test on the driver who performed poorly. The driver...

Two Local Businesses Fail to Comply with Reopening Ontario Act

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 03:50 PM

Today, in collaboration with City of Greater Sudbury By-law Services, Public Health Sudbury & Districts and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, GSPS Officers charged the Owner of one local business and issued a ticket to the Manager of a second business for Fail to Comply under Ontario Regulation 364/20 of the Reopening Ontario Act (A Flexible Response to COVID-19).

The Owner of a pub on Cedar Street was charged with Fail to Comply and was released on an Undertaking with a Court...