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OPP officer suspended after charges laid

An officer with the Ontario Provincial Police in the Temiskaming area is being charged with harassment. OPP say the 42-year-old officer, with 18 years on the force, is charged with harassment and breach of trust. They say the charges were laid after an investigation involving incidents that took pla...
by Thomas
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged with harassment
Replies: 2
Views: 42

OPP officer charged

The Ontario Provincial Police Professional Standards Bureau arrested and charged an OPP officer as a result of an investigation into alleged incidents that occurred while the member was on duty. Provincial Constable Michael POTTER, 42 years-old, has been a member of the OPP for 18 years and is curre...
by Thomas
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:00 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged with harassment
Replies: 2
Views: 42

OPP officer charged with harassment

An OPP officer in Temiskaming has been charged with breach of trust and criminal harassment. Michael Potter, 42, has been suspended from duty with pay, with a court appearance scheduled for Dec. 11 in Haileybury, the OPP said in a release. The charges stem from “alleged incidents that occurred while...
by Thomas
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged with harassment
Replies: 2
Views: 42

OPP officer facing firearms charge

OPP officer facing firearms charge after alleged domestic incident The OPP say one of their own has been charged with a firearms offence after police investigated a “domestic incident” last week. According to police, officers were called to an Eastern Ontario home on Oct. 26 to investigate the alle...
by Thomas
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:40 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Off-duty OPP officer charged in domestic incident
Replies: 2
Views: 191

OPP Sgt. violates court order

OPP Sgt. violates court order in trial involving death of Muskoka boy ‘He came within a whisker of contempt,’ Justice Peter West OSHAWA – A Bracebridge OPP Sgt. admitted he breached a court order in a “minor way” in an Oshawa courtroom Thursday afternoon. Sgt. Greg Allison continued his second day ...
by Thomas
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:38 am
 
Forum: Incompetence
Topic: OPP Sgt. violates court order
Replies: 0
Views: 74

OPP officer charged in domestic incident

An off-duty Ontario Provincial Police officer has been charged with pointing a firearm in a domestic dispute last week. The OPP did not specify the detachment at which the officer serves, noting the identity of the accused is not being released in order to protect that of the victim. The accused has...
by Thomas
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:42 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Off-duty OPP officer charged in domestic incident
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Off-duty OPP officer charged in domestic incident

Officer, who has been with the force for 24 years, is suspended with pay An eastern Ontario OPP officer has been charged by the force's professional standards unit after a domestic incident. Officers were called to a home on Oct. 26 for a report of an incident involving an off-duty officer, OPP said...
by Thomas
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:39 pm
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Off-duty OPP officer charged in domestic incident
Replies: 2
Views: 191

No jail for OPP officer in sting

Conditional discharge, suspended sentence for Cst. Jason Redmond, who was arrested in Arrowtown case. A Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police officer, who was snared in an elaborate police sting three years ago, was given a conditional discharge for dealing marijuana and a suspended sentence for f...
by Thomas
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:03 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer guilty in drug, forgery case
Replies: 1
Views: 599

Supreme Court to hear case exploring police use of force

Supreme Court to hear case exploring police use of force in Caledonia, Ont. OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear a case involving a man who sued the Ontario Provincial Police and claimed permanent injury after a struggle in Caledonia, Ont. in 2009. Randy Fleming says he was walkin...
by Thomas
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:54 am
 
Forum: Lawsuits Against Police
Topic: Judge rebukes police for putting ‘demands of occupiers’ over
Replies: 3
Views: 6677

Oxford OPP officer charged in corruption case

An Oxford OPP officer has been arrested in an ongoing investigation into corrupt practices. Const. Nancy St-Gelias, 44, of Ingersoll, was arrested and charged on Oct. 18 with unauthorized use of a computer. Through the investigation, it was revealed that St-Gelias, who is assigned to the Tillsonburg...
by Thomas
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:16 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged in corruption case
Replies: 2
Views: 311

OPP officer apologizes for failing to respond to 911 call

Kathryn Missen died from severe asthma attack at her home in Casselman, Ont. The Ontario Provincial Police officer who failed to check on a dying Casselman, Ont., woman who had called 911 for help four years ago apologized to her family in Ottawa Tuesday during a coroner's inquest into the death an...
by Thomas
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:14 am
 
Forum: Incompetence
Topic: OPP officer demoted for failing to respond to dying woman
Replies: 2
Views: 4938

News media leader hails journalists' acquittal of charges

News media leader hails journalists' acquittal of police obstruction ST. THOMAS – The head of a national journalism association applauded a judge’s decision to acquit two Southwestern Ontario journalists of charges laid against them after they showed up at a police scene while emergency workers wer...
by Thomas
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:29 am
 
Forum: Abuse of Police Powers
Topic: Journalists rally to support local OPP-arrested reporters
Replies: 9
Views: 2603

Journalists acquitted of all charges

Journalists acquitted of all charges in obstruction of justice case launched by OPP Two journalists from Aylmer Ont. have been acquitted of all charges in a case media advocates called an "attack" on press freedom, according to the pair's defense lawyer. John Hueston, publisher of the Ayl...
by Thomas
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:24 am
 
Forum: Abuse of Police Powers
Topic: Journalists rally to support local OPP-arrested reporters
Replies: 9
Views: 2603

OPP officer charged in York police ‘corrupt practices’

OPP officer charged in York police ‘corrupt practices’ investigation after 3 cops were charged York Regional Police say an Ontario Provincial Police officer has been charged in an ongoing “corrupt practices” investigation that recently charged three officers. York police announced last week a 14-ye...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:14 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged in corruption case
Replies: 2
Views: 311

OPP officer charged in corruption case

OPP officer charged in corruption case after three GTA cops, provincial prosecutor earlier arrested An Ontario Provincial Police constable has been arrested in an ongoing probe into corrupt practices that has already netted arrests against three GTA officers and a provincial prosecutor. Const. Nanc...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:11 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: OPP officer charged in corruption case
Replies: 2
Views: 311
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