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ROSEAU RIVER FIRST NATION, Man.–RCMP charged five people, including a sergeant and a constable, for unauthorized use of data from a credit card belonging to the Dakota Ojibway police service.
The RCMP released a statement saying a Dakota Ojibway police sergeant and constable along with a detachment clerk were charged with multiple counts of unauthorized use of credit card data. The RCMP also charged one of the officer’s family members and a 17 year-old youth.
The officers were members of the Roseau River First Nation detachment, said the statement.
The police statement said the offences dated from Jan. 22 to May 10 of this year and occurred in the Altona, Man. and Morris, Man., area.
“Investigation has shown the individuals involved were using a (Dakota Ojibway police) business credit card for personal purposes,” said the statement.
The investigation was triggered by a complaint from the Dakota Ojibway police force’s management.
The five individuals charged are expected to appear in provincial court Dec. 9.