The Brockville Police Service is reporting that an officer has been charged with an offence relating to prescription drugs contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The Brockville Police Service initiated the investigation and received assistance from the Ottawa Police Service. The officer was charged yesterday. The officer has been suspended from duties with pay as per the Police Services Act and will appear in an Ottawa court on February 8th.
The Brockville Police Service does not identify accused persons and therefore the identity of the accused in this matter will not be released.
As this matter is now before the courts we are unable to provide any further details relating to the matter.
Any media inquiries related to this should be directed to the Brockville Police Service.