Kelowna Mountie charged with assault

A Kelowna Mountie has been charged with common assault following an investigation into his handling of a 2015 arrest.

  • Feb. 27, 2016 2:00 p.m.

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.

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