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Brampton detective charged with obstruction and breach of trust

Peel Regional Police say a detective with 27 years on the force has been arrested and charged after a 15-month investigation.

The accused has been on the force for 27 years and has been suspended with pay

A Peel Regional Police detective with 27 years on the force has been charged with obstruction and breach of trust. (Peel Regional Police)

Peel Regional Police say a detective with 27 years on the force has been arrested and charged after a 15-month investigation.

In a news release Wednesday, Peel Regional Police say the detective has been charged with obstruction of justice and breach of trust by a public officer.

Police did not give details as to why he was charged, but say Chief Jennifer Evans is committed to ensuring that allegations of misconduct are thoroughly investigated.

The accused has been suspended with pay and is scheduled to appear in court in Brampton, Ont., on May 15.

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