Following an investigation by the Professional Standards Bureau of the OPP and the Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, an off-duty constable has been charged in relation to a domestic violence complaint which occurred on December 21, in the City of Elliot lake.
As a result of the investigation, a 46-year-old man was arrested and charged with:
- Assault - Spousal, and
- Mischief - destroys or damages property,
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, whom police did not identify, has been suspended from duty with pay in accordance with the Police Services Act of Ontario.