More charges for off-duty cop

Calgary Sun - - NEWS - — ZACH LAING

Charges have been laid against a Cal­gary po­lice of­fi­cer in re­la­tion to an off-duty do­mes­tic dis­pute six months ago.

On May 28, 2018, an off-duty con­sta­ble, who was on leave for an un­re­lated mat­ter, was in­volved in a do­mes­tic dis­pute in Air­drie. After­wards, the of­fi­cer al­legedly stole a ser­vice firearm from a se­cure locker in a dis­trict of­fice.

Po­lice were called by a friend con­cerned for his wel­fare, lead­ing to the of­fi­cer’s ar­rest.

On Fri­day, the man was charged with 10 of­fences in­clud­ing break and en­ter, theft, possession of a pro­hib­ited or re­stricted firearm and breach of re­cog­ni­zance.

The of­fi­cer was pre­vi­ously charged with theft un­der $5,000, two counts of fraud un­der $5,000 and as­sault, among oth­ers.

The name of the ac­cused was not re­leased.

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