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57-year-old charged with sexual assault in historical investigation

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024 03:01 PM

In 2004, the Greater Sudbury Police Service received a report of sexual assault involving a youth, however, at the time the survivor did not want to pursue criminal charges.

In January 2023, Detectives in the Major Sex Crime Unit of our Criminal Investigation Division initiated the investigation as the survivor was ready to proceed with the court process and there is no statute of limitation when it comes to reporting and/or investigating a sexual assault.

The incident occurred in 1999 and at the...

Human remains found in Chelmsford

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024 09:42 AM


On April 29 and 30, 2024, members from Patrol Operations, Rural Community Response Unit, K9 Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division assisted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) K9 cadaver dog and handler completed a ground search in the wooded area, West of Marion Street in Chelmsford.

Officers thoroughly searched a 100-foot radius around where the original skeletal remains were found. Officers located additional remains within the radius. All the remains located are believed to...

Rohan Williams Homicide Investigation

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 02:35 PM


The Greater Sudbury Police Service is seeking information in relation to the murder of 50-year-old, Rohan Williams whose body was discovered in his apartment on Elm Street on May 31, 2022. 

Police were contacted by Rohan Williams’ loved ones who had not seen or heard from him for several days prior to his body being found. Evidence collected at the crime scene suggested that he was murdered inside his apartment.

Through the Coroner’s Office a post-mortem was conducted and confirmed that he...

Police investigating threat at St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024 09:49 AM


Officers have identified the individuals responsible for the messages found on the bathroom stall and have determined that there is no valid threat to the school.

The individuals involved are students at St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School and administration have been informed of their involvement. No criminal charges will be laid in relation to this matter.

We remind community members to be aware of the impact messages and words can have on those around you.

There will be a police...

Beware of Rental Scams - Scammers Posting Units They Do Not Own

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024 08:36 AM

We advise community members to be vigilant when looking for and putting down money on rental apartments.

We continue to receive reports of individuals being scammed on sites such as Facebook Marketplace and, where scammers are posting units that they do not actually own.

The scammer will talk the victim into putting a monetary deposit on the rental unit before physically seeing it in person. When the victim attends the apartment afterward, they discover it was never actually available.