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Linda Richardson

Linda Richardson is a freelance journalist who has been covering Sault Ste. Marie's courts and other local news for more than 35 years.

Recent Work by Linda

Impaired motorcyclist injured in August crash gets $1,800 fine

Impaired motorcyclist injured in August crash gets $1,800 fine

The 20-year-old man admitted to drinking tequila before the incident
Woman admits dealing cocaine from mom's condo

Woman admits dealing cocaine from mom's condo

Neighbours noticed something fishy
Man admits to texting nude photo

Man admits to texting nude photo

He's on probation for the next 18 months
Woman jailed, banned from Shoppers for pulling knife

Woman jailed, banned from Shoppers for pulling knife

There were also two Highway Traffic Act offences
Man follows couple home, kicks in their door

Man follows couple home, kicks in their door

He is going to spend four months behind bars
Morin Street home invasion trial continues

Morin Street home invasion trial continues

Police have linked the incident to the shooting death of a 23-year-old man on Morin Street
Prescription drugs create wrinkle in machete attack sentencing

Prescription drugs create wrinkle in machete attack sentencing

The defence has an opportunity now to determine if it wants to apply to re-open the case
Judge jails Wawa men for post-prom 'gang' sex attack on 15-year-old

Judge jails Wawa men for post-prom 'gang' sex attack on 15-year-old

The sexual assault took place on a Lake Superior beach
Judge jails Wawa men for post-prom 'gang' sex attack on 15-year-old

Judge jails Wawa men for post-prom 'gang' sex attack on 15-year-old

The sexual assault took place on a Lake Superior beach
Trial begins for home invasion linked to fatal Morin Street shooting

Trial begins for home invasion linked to fatal Morin Street shooting

The Crown has asked for a publication ban