Matthew Bleach

Matthew Bleach was born at the old St. Joseph’s Hospital and was raised in Hanmer. He is married with two children and is an Alumni of St. Charles College, Cambrian College and the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Matthew served six and a half years as a Medical Technician with the Canadian Forces before being medically released. He has been to Afghanistan, as well as serving as a Medic for various Domestic exercises.  In addition to this he volunteered as the Medic and worked his way up to Co-Chairman and Operations Officer of West Nipissing Search and Rescue before retiring in 2014 after four years. Matthew maintains a Facebook page called Northern Ontario Veterans page on Facebook and is looking forward to championing Veterans rights.

Updated: Disturbance on Mountain Street causes heavy police presence

SUDBURY, ON - Greater Sudbury Police responded to a disturbance on Mountain Street in Sudbury around 6 o'clock on Monday November 11th, 2019

The road have been closed and police are asked the public to avoid the area at this time.

Police say they received information regarding an assault with a weapon at a residential building where a suspect was still present. All areas were checked by police but no evidence was found to corroborate the incident.

At this time it is believed that this was a "swatting" incident. Swatting involves making a prank call to emergency services in an attempt to bring about the dispatch of a large number of armed police officers to a particular address.

Anyone with further information relating to this call is asked to contact police. The Greater Sudbury Police Service thanks those impacted during this investigation for their patience.
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