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Early Morning Fire on Laforest Street Being Investigated as Arson

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 09:53 AM

Around 1:00 a.m. this morning, Thursday, January 7, 2021, we received a call from City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services regarding what was determined to be a Suspicious Fire.

Fire Services responded to a residential building on Laforest Street after tenants reported smelling smoke. Firefighters arrived on scene and could see smoke coming from one of the units. They entered the unit and extinguished the fire.

All of the tenants were safely evacuated from the building and no one was injured, however...

Officers Safely Remove Woman from Residential Unit Intentionally Set on Fire

Posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2021 10:06 AM


Shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021, Members of our Intimate Partner Violence Unit located and arrested the 31 year old man on the outstanding Arrest Warrant on Elgin Street.

He was held in Police custody overnight and attended Weekend and Statutory Holiday (W.A.S.H.) Court on Saturday, January 9, 2021 to answer to the charges. He has since been remanded into custody by the presiding Justice of the Peace.

His name will not be released in order to protect the identity of the...

Several Charges Laid on New Year’s Eve, including Assault Peace Officer and Operation While Impaired

Posted on Saturday, January 02, 2021 10:50 AM

On New Year’s Eve, our Traffic Management Unit checked 371 vehicles in Greater Sudbury to ensure sober driving. In total, 12 Approved Screening Device tests and 11 Mandatory Alcohol Screening tests were administered; four Impaired drivers were charged; 18 Highway Traffic Act violations and five other Criminal Code charges were laid.


At 8:45 p.m., plain clothes officers observed a motor vehicle attend an establishment on Kathleen St, with both the driver and passenger of the vehicle appearing...

Suspicious Death of 75-year old Man Being Treated as a Homicide

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 02:40 PM

At 2:19 p.m. on December 26, 2020, officers responded to a report of a deceased 75 year old man found inside of a residence on Kathleen Street in Greater Sudbury. The deceased has since been identified as Robert KESKINEN. When Officers arrived on scene they discovered visible trauma to the body of the deceased and determined it to be a Suspicious Death. Detectives from our Criminal Investigation Division including members of our Forensic Unit and Major Crimes Section are conducting a thorough...

Man Responsible for Two Robberies Arrested and Charged

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 01:25 PM

Around 3:20 p.m. on December 23, 2020, Officers located and arrested the man believed to be responsible for two recent Robberies.

Just after 5:45 p.m. on December 12, 2020, the man entered a convenience store on Eyre Street, rushed the counter and physically pushed the employee to the ground, taking an undetermined amount of money from the register before fleeing the scene on foot.

The same man entered a convenience store on Kathleen Street around 8:30 p.m. on December 14, 2020. The man once again...