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(OTTAWA, ON) – Police have arrested and charged another former member of the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS).

In December 2021, the Ministry of the Attorney General requested that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigate allegations of misconduct by members of the TBPS. The OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) began an investigation after a review of the evidence.

As a result of the investigation, on April 12, 2024, Sylvie HAUTH, 57 years old of Ottawa, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code with:

  • Obstruct public or peace officer, section 129(a)
  • Breach of trust by a public officer, section 122
  • Obstruct justice, section 139(2) – two counts

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on May 7, 2024.

Any questions relating to the employment status of the accused should be directed to the TBSP.

The OPP CIB investigation remains ongoing.