A 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.