OPP charge officer

ORILLIA, ON, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Professional Standards Bureau (PSB), has charged an OPP officer following an investigation into theft, fraud and breach of trust.

As a result of receiving information, the OPP Professional Standards Bureau launched a criminal investigation in 2008 into the actions of an OPP officer. The investigation found that between January 2002 and December 2004 the officer submitted claims to the OPP for expenses that he was not entitled to. The investigation also determined that the officer accepted or received money, a loan and the use of a personal watercraft.

At the time of the offences the officer was the Inspector, Manager of the First Nations Policing Section under the former First Nations and Contract Policing Bureau of the OPP.

Superintendent Glenn TRIVETT, age 46, a 24 year member of the OPP assigned to the Career Development Bureau has been charged with:

    
    1)  Theft Over $5,000, section 334;
    2)  Fraud Over $5,000, section 380(1);
    3)  Breach of Trust, section 122;
    4)  Secret Commissions, section 426(1) (a), all contrary to the Criminal
        Code.
    

Superintendent TRIVETT has been suspended from duty and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on March 24, 2010.

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SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police

For further information: For further information: Inspector Dave Ross, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications Bureau, Phone: (705) 329-6874


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