Toronto Police officer arrested for allegedly leaking info against a sum of money

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A Toronto Police officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking confidential information to an alleged criminal against a sum of money.

The Toronto Police in a statement said the officer, Detective Constable Bryan Correia, of Organized Crime Enforcement, provided the information to an alleged criminal against a sum of money.

The statement further added that the Toronto Police immediately launched an investigation after they were alerted by York Regional Police regarding the exchange of messages between the officer and the alleged criminal in October 2018.

Officer Correia, was suspended from duty soon after the investigation was launhed, the Toronto Police said, adding that he was arrested on Friday, November 12, 2021, and was charged with Breach of Trust and Bribery (agree to accept bribe).

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Old City Hall.

The Toronto Police also added that Correia has also been charged under the Police Services Act with one count of Breach of Confidence, one count of Deceit, two counts of Discreditable Conduct, and two counts of Neglect of Duty

Detective Constable Correia has 21 years of service and remains suspended with pay as per the Police Services Act.

Meanwhile, the Toronto Police, said Gordon Broadhead, 41, of Halton Region, was also arrested on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, and was criminally charged by the Toronto Police Service with Breach of Trust (counsel to commit) and Bribery (offer).

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 11am., at Old City Hall.

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