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Remembering Constable Joseph "Joey" MacDonald

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 03:30 PM

October 7th, 2023 marks 30 years since the day Constable Joseph MacDonald was murdered in the line of duty, while serving his community. Yesterday, current and retired members of GSPS as well as Joe’s family gathered in the Cst. Joe MacDonald Memorial Park to honour his life and legacy. 

Joseph MacDonald began his career with the then Sudbury Regional Police in 1988. Joe was immediately engaged as a young officer in our community by being part of the Police Buddy Program, a program specifically...

53-year-old arrested and charged for Human Trafficking-related offences

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 12:51 PM

In August 2023, the Greater Sudbury Police Service Integrated Crime Section began a Human Trafficking-related investigation after receiving a report from a survivor of multiple sexual assaults and incidents of forcible confinement. To protect the survivor’s identity, no further details will be provided. 

As a result of the investigation, just after 7:00 a.m. on October 5, 2023, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Minnow Lake and an individual was taken into custody without incident....

3rd Annual Mooz Akinonmaaget Maa Aki Concluding Feast

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 09:16 AM

Yesterday we held the concluding ceremony and feast for our 3rd annual Mooz Akinonmaaget Maa Aki – Moose Who Teaches Land Survival. This mentorship program is in partnership with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services, Nogdawindamin Family & Community Services, Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services, Children's Aid Society of Sudbury and Manitoulin, Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service, Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre and the Ontario Natural Resources and Forestry. 

Spear-headed by Cst. Darrell...

Lions Eye in the Sky Recording Leads to Identification and Arrest of Two Individuals

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2023 03:49 PM


The third suspect involved in this incident has been identified as 20-year old Brandon Leclair-Davey of Greater Sudbury and is believed to be actively evading Police. He has been charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada: 

  • Robbery with Violence
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order
  • Failure to Comply with Probation Order

Brandon Leclair-Davey (pictured) is described as approximately 5’6” tall, 120 lbs, with a thin build, brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 02:33 PM

September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also Orange Shirt Day. It is a time for Canadians to acknowledge the tragic history and ongoing intergenerational impacts of Canadian residential schools and to learn how to participate in meaningful reconciliation. 

Orange Shirt Day originates from Phyllis Webstad, a Northern Secwpemc woman who, at the age of six, was taken away from her family and brought to a residential school. The orange shirt name comes from Phyllis’ experience...