Closing submissions are anticipated to start at this time within the trial of a Toronto-area constable charged in a corruption investigation.
Richard Senior, a longtime officer with York Regional Police, has pleaded not responsible to 14 prices, together with breach of belief and trafficking cocaine and steroids.
He was arrested as a part of a broader corruption probe in October 2018 and initially charged with 30 offences, however the remaining 16 prices have been withdrawn because the trial started final month.
The Crown alleges, amongst different issues, that Senior filed an intelligence report about his former mistress and falsely claimed the knowledge got here from an informant.
Prosecutors additionally allege the constable deliberate to rob a fictitious drug warehouse after listening to about it from an undercover officer who was posing as an informant.
They additional allege Senior provided to promote the medication from that warehouse to 2 males he knew, and bought steroids to a different undercover officer; that he stole cash he was given to pay informants; and that he inappropriately accessed a police database and disclosed confidential data.
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