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Niagara region police officer arrested for breaking and entering

A Niagara Regional Police officer has been suspended with pay after being arrested on multiple criminal charges.

Police say they were called to a home in Welland, Ont., Tuesday afternoon

A Niagara Regional Police officer has been suspended with pay after being arrested on multiple criminal charges.

Police say they were called to a home in Welland, Ont., Tuesday afternoon, where they arrested one of their colleagues.

Const. Wayne Brown is charged with break, enter and commit assault.

Police say Brown, 42, is a 15-year veteran of the force currently working as a uniformed patrol officer.

Brown was held in custody and was expected to be in court later Wednesday for a bail hearing.

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