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Fatal collision on Municipal Road 80 at Dominion Drive

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 08:07 AM

Around 8:50 p.m. on September 22, 2023, officers were dispatched to a serious two-vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of Municipal Road 80 and Dominion Drive in Hanmer.

Police, City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services and City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services arrived on scene and located the driver of the motorcycle to be unresponsive. The 46-year-old driver was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. His name will not be released...

3rd Annual “Mooz Akinonmaaget Maa Aki” Moose Hunt

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 01:32 PM

Our 3rd annual “Mooz Akinonmaaget Maa Aki” Moose Hunt took place over the course of the weekend. This mentorship program is in partnership with Kina Gbezhgomi Child & Family Services, Nogdawindamin Family & Community Services, Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services, Children’s Aid Society, Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service, Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. 

Spear-headed by Cst. Darrell Rivers, GSPS Indigenous Liaison Officer, this initiative...

Cst. Kevin Powell presented with Chief's Nickel Award for Policing Excellence

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023 08:57 AM

Chief Pedersen and Deputy Chief Hiltz were honoured to present Constable Kevin Powell with a Chief’s Nickel Award for excellent investigative work leading to the apprehension of an individual who committed a violent act. 

Recently, while off-duty, travelling in his personal vehicle, Cst. Kevin Powell witnessed a violent crime. Despite being alone and off-duty, he immediately sprang into action and ensured the victim’s safety. The suspect had fled the scene before Cst. Powell was able to pull over...

CRU officers arrest 37-year-old for trafficking drugs during proactive bike patrol

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023 02:58 PM

Around 5:15 p.m. on September 10, 2023, officers in our Community Response Unit were on bike patrol in the downtown core conducting focused patrols in high-complaint, high-traffic areas.

While cycling through a walkway on Larch Street, officers found an individual believed to be trafficking drugs as there were drugs, a scale and a large amount of cash in plain view.

The officers placed the individual under arrest and upon searching the individual, officers located just under 10 grams of what is...

GSPS remains committed to the investigation into the disappearance of Meagan Pilon

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023 12:06 PM

September 11, 2023, marks 10 years since Meagan Pilon went missing from the New Sudbury area.

Meagan was 15 years old at the time of her disappearance and was described as being 5’10” tall, around 140 lbs., with dark hair, hazel eyes, and a small scar on her right upper lip.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service remains committed to investigating the circumstances of Meagan Pilon’s disappearance and finding answers for her family, friends, and the community. 

Over the past decade the Greater Sudbury...