January 3, 2019 1:58 pm

Forcible confinement charge dropped against Saskatchewan RCMP officer

Charges against a Regina-based RCMP member were withdrawn after officials consulted with Saskatchewan Public Prosecutions.

File/ Global News

A Regina-based RCMP member is no longer facing charges of forcible confinement and uttering threats.

The officer, who was not named to protect the identity of the complainant, was charged on Dec. 18, 2018, after an incident on Dec. 10.

READ MORE: Saskatchewan RCMP member charged with forcible confinement

All charges were withdrawn on Dec. 31 after RCMP consulted with Saskatchewan Public Prosecutions.

Officials said a review of the circumstances found the totality of the incident did not meet the threshold for prosecution.

The officer remains on administrative duties pending the outcome of a code of conduct investigation.

© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error


Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.