Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 09:33 AM
Today, February 1st, marks the beginning of Black History Month. The 2023 theme for Black History Month is: “Ours to tell”. This theme represents both an opportunity to engage in open dialogue and a commitment to learning more about the stories Black communities in Canada have to tell about their histories, successes, sacrifices and triumphs. During Black History Month, we celebrate the many achievements and contributions that Black Canadians have made historically and continue to make in all...
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2023 12:48 PM
So far this month, we’ve charged a total of 22 impaired drivers in Greater Sudbury. Not a good start to 2023, folks.
In an effort to reduce the number of impaired drivers in our community, our Traffic Management Unit conducted two R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) spot checks over the weekend.
Of the 436 drivers screened during these RIDE checks, the following charges were laid:
- Four drivers charged with Operation while Impaired
- One driver charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with...
Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2023 08:29 AM
On January 7, 2023, 29-year-old, Tyre Nichols was violently beaten to death by five Memphis police officers after a routine traffic stop. As a result of the attack, the officers have been fired and they have since been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, two charges of aggravated kidnapping, two charges of official misconduct and one charge of official oppression.
The actions of these officers are egregious and disgusting. They have disgraced the policing profession. The outrage...
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 10:09 AM
In preparation for this year’s Greater Sudbury Polar Plunge, we’re asking Greater Sudbury youth to participate in our 2023 Polar Plunge contests.Poster Contest: For students in Grades 1-6
Winner of the 2022 Poster Contest: Congratulations, Charleigh!Guidelines
- Poster must be drawn on 8 1/2” x 11” white paper horizontally
- Each poster must portray “Plungee” the polar bear mascot (please see the image below as an example)
- Students may use crayons, paint, coloured pencils or markers. No highlighters,...
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 02:16 PM
On January 23, 2023, 37-year-old, Mark West was arrested on an Arrest Warrant in relation to 13 commercial Break and Enters that took place between October 2022 and January 2023.
Detectives from the Break Enter and Robbery (BEAR) Unit of the Integrated Crime Section in our Criminal Investigation Division connected him to 13 active Break and Enter investigations spanning over a three-month period. The numerous B&Es were committed across Greater Sudbury including in the areas of New Sudbury, Minnow...