Kamloops RCMP officer charged after incident at Sahali McDonald's

By James Peters
December 9, 2016 - 2:54pm

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops RCMP Superintendent Brad Mueller has confirmed, one of his members is facing charges after an off-duty incident in April.

Constable Michael Muller is facing charges of assault and causing a disturbance after an incident at the Sahali McDonald's restaurant.

Mueller says the incident was investigated by Kamloops RCMP members.

"In this instance, the investigation was conducted internally here and then the charges were referred to the Crown for review and recommendation on charge approval."

Mueller says the constable is on paid administrative leave, and his status will be source of continual review.

"It'll be ongoing and continue to be reviewed and assessed and depending on the outcome of the proceedings."

Muller's next court date is set for December 22.

"It's not a situation that we want to find ourselves in," said Mueller. "We pride ourselves on being professional and we'll see where the outcome of this goes. The matter has been dealt with internally through an internal code of conduct [investigation], but I'm not at liberty to discuss the results of that at this time."

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