An on-duty RCMP officer is facing driving-related charges related to an allegation that they were speeding.
The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) says that they were notified of the allegation that states the officer was seen driving at excessive speeds on Highway 59 between Niverville and St. Pierre-Jolys without lawful justification to do so. The incident occurred on January 11, 2021
On June 10, following an investigation by the IIU, the officer was charged with Driving Carelessly. The officer will appear in St. Pierre-Jolys provincial Court on July 27 to answer to the charges.
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