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Seeking Witnesses to Dangerous Driving Incident

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 02:12 PM

On Monday, July 17th, 2023, Officers from our Traffic Management Unit were conducting a focused patrol at Moonlight Avenue and Hines Street in Greater Sudbury in response to multiple traffic complaints from area residents. While doing so, at around 4:45 p.m., Officers observed a black Ford Edge travelling southbound on Moonlight Ave at a high rate of speed. The driver was clocked at 82 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone.

The driver was directed to stop by Police, however the driver continued to...

Thinking about renovations or upgrades to your home? What you should know!

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 09:04 AM

It’s Summer and the beautiful weather provides community members with opportunities to do renovations, landscaping and upgrades to homes and properties. You may be considering projects such as a new driveway, windows, siding, shingles, decks etc. Prior to signing a contract and providing a down payment, we highly recommended that you research the company and/or individual offering the service especially if the company and/or individual approached you regarding the work rather than if you...

Bookkeeper caught cooking the books for personal gain

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 02:51 PM

In early June, Detectives from the Financial Crimes Unit of our Criminal Investigation Division began a fraud investigation into an employee at a local business who was believed to be using company funds and forging accounting entries for personal financial gain.

After interviewing several witnesses and obtaining a search warrant for the individual’s personal banking records, Detectives arrested and charged 41-year-old, Josee Lafontaine with Fraud Over $5,000. It is believed that over $104,000...

26-year-old from Southern Ontario arrested in Nobel after committing sexual assault in Sudbury

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 01:51 PM

Around 4:00 p.m. on July 8, 2023, officers were dispatched to a sexual assault. Information provided was that a youth in our community met an individual from Southern Ontario through a social media application and the individual had traveled to Greater Sudbury to meet the youth.

The individual picked-up the youth in a vehicle and then drove to an empty parking lot where the individual threatened and sexually assaulted the youth. The individual then headed back to Southern Ontario. Due to the...

GSPS Launches 2nd Annual Truth and Reconciliation Relay

Posted on Tuesday, July 04, 2023 12:21 PM

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is proud to launch our second annual Truth and Reconciliation Relay and we are thrilled to say that this year is going to be even bigger! We began this initiative as an internal event for GSPS members in 2022 with a goal of 10,000 km collectively and 100 participants. 

The 10,000 km was to signify the estimated number of children who did not make it home from Canadian residential schools, however, we know that number is much higher.

Last year, we exceeded our...