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Local contractor charged with Fraud Over $5,000

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 09:17 AM

In January, Detectives from the Financial Crimes Unit of our Criminal Investigation Division began a Fraud investigation into an individual operating a local contracting business, Enhanced Pools and Spas.

Between March 2021 and October 2022, a community member paid close to $60,000 for the installation of a pool, however, the job was never completed, and the contractor stated that he had no intention of completing the project despite already receiving the funds outlined in the contract. As a...

BEAR Unit seizes $59,000 in drugs, over $60,000 cash and $20,000 in stolen property

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024 01:48 PM

On March 8, 2024, Detectives from the Greater Sudbury Police Service Break Enter and Robbery (BEAR) Unit concluded an investigation into an individual who was believed to be involved in property-related crimes throughout Ontario.

Detectives from the Integrated Crime Section with the assistance of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) arrested a 32-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman on property related offences. Detectives then executed a search warrant on Edna Street in Chelmsford in relation to...

Detectives investigating shooting on Brebeuf Avenue

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024 08:42 AM


On Thursday, March 14, 2024, with the assistance of the Toronto Police Service, 24-year-old, Gao Xo Vang from Southern Ontario was arrested in relation to the shooting that occurred on Brebeuf Avenue on March 10, 2024.

Gao Xo Vang was transported back to the City of Greater Sudbury to answer to the following charges.

  • Attempted Murder
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession for the Purpose of...

SCAM ALERT - Fire Marshal - Fraud Prevention Month

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 10:56 AM

Over the past few months, we have received at least six similar Fraud complaints from local businesses involving scammers posing as Landlords of the building or as the business owner. In these situations, an employee of the business receives a call from an individual posing as the building landlord or business owner stating that the Fire Marshal will be attending the business to do an inspection. The caller states that either a Fed-Ex shipment containing fire extinguishers has been dropped off...

GSPS Media Release - 47-year-old arrested and charged after dangerous driving incident

Posted on Tuesday, March 05, 2024 10:27 AM

Just after 7:00 a.m. this morning, March 5, 2024, officers were dispatched to an establishment on Elm Street in relation to a motor vehicle collision and dangerous driving incident. Information provided was that a vehicle had struck the front of the building and the driver had attempted to hit an employee with the vehicle before fleeing the scene. The employee was not injured.

Officers located the vehicle on Santala Road in Walden where the driver began doing donuts in a field causing...