OPP CHARGE BROCKVILLE MAN
(PRESCOTT, ON) – On December 16, 2015 officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) arrested and charged an OPP officer in relation to an incident that occurred on September 2, 2015 during a motor vehicle collision investigation in which a 78-year-old Quebec man was assaulted. The victim received moderate injuries.
As a result, Provincial Constable George DUKE, 52 of Brockville, ON, is charged with:
- Utter Threat to Cause Bodily Harm and
- Forcible Confinement
He was released on a Promise to Appear and Officer-In-Charge Undertaking to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Brockville, ON, on January 22, 2015.
He is a 20-year member of the OPP, posted to Leeds County detachment. He continues to be suspended from duty with pay in accordance with the Police Services Act (PSA).