An RCMP constable has been charged after an RCMP-issued firearm and ammunition was stolen from an unmarked RCMP vehicle.
Saskatoon police were investigating the theft, which took place in Saskatoon in 2018. Police were able to recover the stolen firearm and ammunition and return them, according to an RCMP news release.
Suspect breaks into Sask. RCMP vehicle, steals firearm and ammunition
Stolen RCMP firearm handed in to Saskatoon police
The RCMP officer responsible for the gun was placed on administrative duties and an internal RCMP code of conduct investigation was launched. Corrective measures were imposed on the officer, who has since returned to operational duties, RCMP said.