drug addiction

Treatment centre proposed for Chelmsford area facing opposition

Sudbury Star Neighbours in Chelmsford want planning committee to kill project 0807 sm a3 drugs.SM.JPG jpg, SM An addiction treatment centre proposed for Ward 3 has divided the community. On one side, homeowners who are unhappy about the prospect of a treatment centre in their neighbourhood. On the other, the families and loved ones of […]

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Drug addiction took over Espanola man’s life

Sudbury Star P4 Opioids.EP.jpg jpg, EP An Espanola man’s workplace injury treated with strong medication led to the use of stronger and illegal street drugs and, ultimately, a two-year penitentiary sentence on Wednesday. “Mr. (Sean) Roque, you have been on a tear since May of 2017,” Ontario Court Justice Ronald Boivin told Roque, who was […]

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‘You have no business in the court system,’ Sudbury judge says

Sudbury Star Former youth worker driven to crime by drug addiction Drug addiction drove Rami Dabliz to do many irrational things starting in late 2016 right through to late March of this year. In December 2016, Dabliz, who was working at Parmalat Dairy through Levert Resources, failed to show up for work and did not […]

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Kick addiction or die, Sudbury judge tells thief

Sudbury Star Photo illustration Michael Peake/Postmedia A Greater Sudbury man facing more than five dozen charges, most of them arising from a rash of laundry room break-ins and theft of change from machines at apartment buildings last spring and summer, has pleaded guilty to 24 of them. “I can’t even count the men and women […]

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Sudbury suffered 34 overdose deaths in 2017

Sudbury Star Postmedia file photo Kim Leclair, left, chats with Chantal Belanger, a public health nurse and coordinator for the Community Drug Strategy, during a town hall on Thursday evening regarding the opioid crisis in the community. Leclair said she attended the event to support a friend and learn what resources are available in the […]

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