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Kamloops mountie charged with assault, causing a disturbance

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December 09, 2016 - 3:21 PM

KAMLOOPS - A RCMP officer is on administrative leave after being charged in connection to an incident at a McDonald's restaurant in Kamloops.

According to court documents, Michael Muller is charged with assault and causing a disturbance. The documents state Muller allegedly caused a disturbance at the Sahali McDonald's on April 18, 2016 by "screaming, shouting, swearing or using insulting or obscene language."

Charges were approved against Muller on June 16. His next court appearance is scheduled for later this month.

Kamloops RCMP Supt. Brad Mueller says the officer was off duty at the time of the incident. He says Muller is still a member of the RCMP but has been placed on administrative leave.

"There was an internal investigation that's been completed, but I'm not at liberty to disclose the findings of that investigation," Mueller says.

Mueller says the internal investigation began when the criminal investigation started, after the incident was reported to Kamloops RCMP.

He can't confirm when the internal investigation ended, but says the results of the criminal investigation were forwarded to the Crown for review and charge approval.

"It's currently before the courts so I can't really comment on any of the circumstances surrounding the incident," Mueller says. "We'll have to wait and see how... it unfolds in criminal court."


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