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Impaired Driving Results – Festive R.I.D.E. to date and 2018 to 2019 comparison

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 08:13 AM

The Greater Sudbury Police Service launched its Festive Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) Program campaign at the beginning of December and our Traffic Management Unit has conducted four spot-checks dates over the past two weeks.

The R.I.D.E. Program is aimed at reducing property damage, injuries and death caused by impaired driving. R.I.D.E. checks are intended to target high-incident and/or high-complaint areas.

 

2019

December 1-15

2018

December 1-31

Number...

Woman Charged After Forging Documents for Fentanyl Patches With Street Value of Over $1.5M

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 01:45 PM

In May of 2018, the Greater Sudbury Police Service Financial Crimes Unit launched an investigation into an employee at a local pharmacy after concerns were brought forward by a co-worker.

Through the investigation it was determined that between May 2016 and May 2018, the employee fabricated and forged over 225 non-existent prescriptions by entering falsified data into the pharmacy’s computer management system, acquiring 3,410 Fentanyl patches of various strengths. She also falsified data for an additional...

Fraud Prevention – Protecting Yourself and Our Community Members

Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 03:18 PM

We would like to remind everyone, community members and business owners that no one is immune to Fraud. Scammers are sneaky and sly. They can target anyone, from youth to seniors. They can also target businesses.

Commonly, scammers contact individuals claiming that they are entitled to an extra refund or have to pay an outstanding balance immediately. The scammers are getting creative with their stories in an attempt to have individuals share personal information or worse, provide payment via prepaid...

Six Drivers Charged with Impaired Driving Over the Weekend – Two During RIDE Checks

Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:42 AM

This past weekend, (Friday December 6, 2019 to Sunday December 8, 2019), the Greater Sudbury Police Service investigated several incidents involving impaired driving. As a result of these investigations, a total of six drivers (26, 28, 52, 55, and 61 year old men and a 20 year old woman) were charged with impaired operation in the three-day span.

None of their names can be released as the information has not yet been sworn to through the Court process. 

Two of those drivers (the 52 year old...

B.E.A.R. Unit Arrests Man for Three Robberies and Conducts Search Warrant on Lasalle

Posted on Friday, December 06, 2019 03:22 PM

Shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Break Enter and Robbery (B.E.A.R.) Unit with assistance from the Tactical Unit arrested a 47-year old man on Lasalle Boulevard in relation to three Robberies. The Officers then executed a Search Warrant at a residential building on Lasalle in relation to these investigations.

The three Robberies took place at convenience stores (two locations) on Lasalle Boulevard on June 25, October 17 and November 30, 2019. In all three cases the man...