Off-duty RCMP officer charged with assault

An RCMP member has been charged with assault after getting into an altercation at his home while off-duty.

In a news release Wednesday, police said a member of the Strathcona RCMP detachment was off-duty and at home on Aug. 31 when he got into an altercation with a member of the public.

After a police investigation, the officer — who has been with the RCMP for 10 years — was charged on Friday.

Const. Matthew Howson, 35, has been charged with assault.


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