The OPP Professional Standards Bureau has charged two officers with criminal offences related to an incident that occurred in April 2011.
The incident involved the aftermath The incident involved the aftermath of a collision between off-road vehicles in Cape Croker First Nation jurisdiction which resulted in serious injuries being sustained to one person," the OPP said in a statement.
"Information has since been provided to police that prompted an investigation into potential wrongdoing which commenced in May of 2017," the statement said.
Staff Sgt. Wayne Thompson, the detachment commander of the Bruce Peninsula OPP, who has 29 years of service, and Acting Staff Sgt. Kevin Muir, operations manager for the Grey County OPP, who has 17 years of service, were each charged with one count of breach of trust and one count of obstructing justice.
The incident occurred while both members were off-duty, according to the OPP statement.
Both accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on Aug. 10.
Both have been suspended with pay as per the requirements of the Police Services Act.
"The OPP will not provide further comment to protect the integrity of the ongoing court process and any disciplinary matters that may ensue," the statement said.http://www.thesudburystar.com/2017/06/1 ... -their-own