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Two Can Play That Game

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2023 02:31 PM

On the evening of Friday, February 3rd, 2023, Police responded to a call for service regarding a Robbery that had occurred at a residence in Lively. Information provided was that the victim had listed a cell phone for sale on an online classifieds forum. Two individuals attended the victim’s residence in response to the ad, claiming to be interested in purchasing the cell phone. Once given the cell phone, the individuals then attacked the victim with bear spray and subsequently fled to a vehicle...

16-year-old youth arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 08:21 AM

Around 1:55 p.m. on February 1, 2023, officers were dispatched the area of Elm Street in relation to a Weapons complaint.

Information provided was that two youths were involved in an altercation and one of the youths had stabbed the other. The 16-year-old youth who sustained the stab wound was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services with non-life-threatening injuries while the other 16-year-old youth fled on foot prior to police arrival.

Just after 6:50 p.m., officers...

GSPS Recognizes Black History Month 2023

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 sectors...

GSPS Charges 22 Impaired Drivers in the First Month of 2023

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...

Statement on the Death of Tyre Nichols

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...