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OPP officer charged with theft and fraud

A South Porcupine OPP officer was arrested Sept. 17 after an investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) into misappropriation of funds.
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A South Porcupine OPP officer was arrested Sept. 17 after an investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) into misappropriation of funds.

Sylvie Demers, a 43-year-old sergeant and a 21-year member of the OPP, has been charged with theft over $5,000, fraud over $5,000 and breach of trust.

She's scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins Oct. 13.

The officer has been suspended from duty with pay in accordance with the Police Services Act.



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