Moncton RCMP officer charged with assault
The post of the Codiac Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Moncton. (File photo)
In New Brunswick, Sergeant Billy Parent-Roy of the Codiac Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is charged with assault causing bodily harm in connection with a June 2022 confrontation.
< p class="e-p">The charge against the 28-year-old officer was laid Thursday by Nova Scotia's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT), which also conducts investigations in Nova Scotia. Braunschweig.
In a news release in July, the police force said it had asked the agency to investigate an incident on June 29 involving a 51-year-old man being held under the Detention of Persons Act. intoxicated.
The man had been transported to the Shediac RCMP detachment as the Codiac RCMP sobering rooms in Moncton were closed at this moment. The RCMP then mentioned that the man was handcuffed and handcuffed.
As he was being moved to the cells, an altercation took place between the man and four RCMP members. One of the members suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No injuries were reported by the man in custody, the RCMP news release from July says.
New Brunswick RCMP have asked SiRT to #x27;inquire on July 29, a month after the alleged attack. Billy Parent-Roy was assigned to administrative duties on August 4, according to the RCMP.
He is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on August 25.
SiRT and Codiac RCMP say they will not comment on the matter as it is now before the courts.
The Emergency Response Team Serious Incident Case is an independent agency that investigates events that result from police actions, such as deaths, serious injuries, sexual assaults, domestic violence and other matters of public interest.