A Kelowna Mountie has been charged with common assault following an investigation into his handling of a man he arrested during a May 29, 2015 drug investigation.
“Cpl Chris Williams will appear in court March 22, 2016 to face this charge,” reads a press release signed by Kelowna’s top cop,. Supt. Nick Romanchuk.
“He is currently on administrative leave. The matter is also being dealt with through a parallel Code of Conduct process.”
As the matter is now before the court, Romanchuk’s release said, there will be no further comment.