Winnipeg Police Officer Facing Fraud Charges

April 3, 2013 3:47 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestA Winnipeg police officer has been charged after a lengthy investigation involving off-duty conduct.

Veteran officer Sgt. Richard Sierhuis, 47, has been charged with seven counts of fraud over $5,000, passing of wares or services, and driving an unregistered vehicle.

The investigation in the 24-year member began in October 2012.

Sierhuis was released on a promise to appear and has been placed on administrative leave pending a review to determine his employment status.

— Staff

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