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61-year-old charged with Fraud after stealing over $712,500 from employer

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 08:30 AM

In February 2023, Detectives in the Financial Crime Unit of our Criminal Investigation Division began a significant fraud investigation into a former employee of a local business.

Information provided was that an accounting firm had completed a financial audit for the business noting multiple cheques being made out to the former employee by the employee. It is believed that the former employee would then process the cheques as “business expenses”, however these expenses were not authorized.

As a...

November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Posted on Friday, November 24, 2023 01:39 PM

Everyone has the right to live free from violence. However, many Canadians across the country continue to face violence every day because of their gender, gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. This is referred to as gender-based violence (GBV) and is a violation of human rights.

November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to raise awareness about gender-based violence.

We are committed to standing up against gender-based violence; to...

Congratulations to Sault Ste. Marie Police Service - Recipient of the Championing Change Paddle

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 09:15 AM

This year, Greater Sudbury Police Service hosted its 2nd annual Truth and Reconciliation Relay with over 1,000 participants from 41 organizations. 
The goal of our Truth and Reconciliation Relay is to raise awareness on Residential Schools, in particular the “Calls to Action” brought forward by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This initiative provided the opportunity to have open and honest conversations about the unimaginable trauma experienced by Indigenous children and...

RufDiamond Ltd. Fat Truck Saves the Day

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023 10:48 AM

Fat truck saves the day!

Throwback to Wednesday, November 8th, 2023. On that evening, Greater Sudbury had received a torrential downpour of snow. GSPS received a call for service around 9:30 p.m. in relation to two ATV riders who were stranded in the bush area East of MR 80, North of Maley Drive. Throughout their ride, the two riders had become separated and could not find their way back due to the poor weather conditions and lack of visibility. 

One rider was able to eventually walk to the...

Seeking information related to suspicious residential fire on Orell Street

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 02:59 PM

Just before 5:15 a.m. on November 13, 2023, officers were dispatched to a residential building on Orell Street in Garson in relation to a suspicious fire.

Information provided was that City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services had attended the scene and Firefighters determined the fire to be suspicious.

Prior to the residents being alerted to the fire by the fire alarms inside the residence, an unknown suspicious person dressed in dark clothing was seen in the vicinity of the building.

No one was...