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Off-duty OPP officer in Smiths Falls accused of pointing a firearm in a domestic incident

The suspended officer has been a member of the OPP for 24 years, and is a member of the OPP's Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau.
OPP stock photo.

The Ontario Provincial Police's Professional Standards Bureau has arrested and charged an off duty OPP officer in relation to a domestic incident in Smiths Falls.

Officers were called to a home on October 26 to investigate the alleged incident.

The man has been charged with pointing a firearm, under section 87 (1) of the Criminal Code. 

The accused was released from custody following a court appearance. He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a later date, and has been suspended with pay, in accordance with the Police Services Act of Ontario.

The investigation by the OPP PSB is ongoing.

The identity of the accused is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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