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Calgary Police Officer Charged For Allegedly Seizing, Keeping Pot

06/06/2016 05:58 EDT | Updated 06/06/2016 05:59 EDT

CALGARY — A police officer in Calgary is facing several charges in relation to a marijuana seizure.

The Calgary Police Service alleges he seized the pot during the course of his duties last November and kept it.

The anti-corruption unit investigated and the officer was arrested on Friday.

Robert Cumming, who is 43, is charged with breach of trust, theft and possession of a controlled substance.

He has been relieved from duty and the service is considering whether to suspend his pay.

His next court appearance is set for July 15.

(CTV Calgary)

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