OFF DUTY OPP OFFICER CHARGED WITH ASSAULT
Following an investigation by the Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, an off duty Provincial Constable has been charged in relation to a domestic violence complaint which occurred on December 21, 2017, in the City of Elliot lake, Ontario.
As a result of the investigation, a 46 year old male was arrested and charged with:
Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC), and Mischief – destroys or damages property, contrary to section 430(1)(a) of the CC
The officer is a 19-year member with the OPP and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on January 2, 2018.
The officer has been suspended from duty with pay in accordance with the Police Services Act of Ontario.