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56 year old Teacher Arrested and Charged with Additional Sexual Offences

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 02:17 PM


On August 25, 2022, through the ongoing investigation, Detectives from the Major Crime Section of our Criminal Investigation Division, arrested 56 year old Michael Zanier in relation to additional complaints of inappropriate behaviour and touching involving students under the age of 16. Due to the sensitive nature of the incident and in order to protect the Survivors’ identities, no further details will be provided.

Michael Zanier has been charged with the following offences under the Criminal...

GSPS Relay for Reconciliation: Meet Cst. James Jefferson

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 03:31 PM

We are humbled to announce our first annual Truth and Reconciliation Relay. From September 1st to September 30th, GSPS members will be logging their daily kilometres completed during work outs, walks, runs, etc. with a goal of completing one kilometre per child that never returned home from Canadian residential schools. This number is estimated to be 10,000 children (however we acknowledge that the true number may never be known as the search for unmarked graves is still ongoing).

We are...

Fatal Collision Involving a Motorcycle in Hanmer

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2022 07:57 AM

Around 9:10 p.m. on August 20, 2022, GSPS received a call regarding a serious motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck at the intersection of Cote Boulevard at Chenier Street in Hanmer.

Members of our Traffic Management Unit, Rural Community Response Unit, and Patrol Operations attended the scene. The driver of the motorcycle had sustained life-threating injuries. City of Greater Sudbury Paramedics began life saving measures on the young man who was transported to hospital....

Two Youths Arrested and Charged After Shooting Community Members with Pellet Gun

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 02:21 PM

Shortly after 11:35 p.m. last night, August 18, 2022, we received two Weapons complaints involving the same vehicle and the same individuals.

Information provided was that a dark-coloured SUV was being driven in the area of Walnut Street and Lorne Street when one of the individuals inside the vehicle used a pellet gun to shoot a man walking in the area. Shortly after the first call, a second call, similar in nature was a received indicating that another man had been shot with a pellet gun by an individual...

Requesting Assistance to Locate Owners of Items Recovered During Search Warrant

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 10:55 AM

We are requesting the Public’s assistance in order to locate the rightful owner(s) of items that were recovered during a Search Warrant as some of the items that Officers seized have not yet been reported stolen to Police. Businesses and educational institutions are asked to take inventory of items in order to determine whether or not equipment is missing. The following items were recovered: 

•           Flir with flashlight and UV goggles

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