Police officer in Saint John, N.B., faces charges including falsifying police report

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SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A long-serving New Brunswick police officer has been suspended and faces numerous charges following an investigation by the RCMP.

Sgt. David Kimball, a 23-year member of the Saint John Police Force, was charged today in provincial court with falsifying a police report, obstruction of justice and breach of trust.

Kimball has been suspended with pay and is to appear in court Dec. 8.

Police Chief Robert Bruce says in a statement that Saint John police officers are expected to hold themselves to high moral and professional standards.

He says the force remains confident in the judicial process.

A Police Act investigation will follow the conclusion of the criminal proceedings against Kimball.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 1, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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