TPS officer charged
Broadcast time: 11:15
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
A Toronto Police Service officer has been arrested and charged.
Constable Jason Levesque, 44, with 11 years' service, is currently attached to 51 Division.
It is alleged that:
- on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Constable Levesque was working with his partner
- at 11:34 p.m., they were dispatched on a radio call for a company alarm in the Yonge Street and Queens Quay East area
- there was information that two males were inside the construction site
- once on scene, Constable Levesque and his partner entered the construction site to do a search
- during the search, Constable Levesque discharged his firearm at a man, missing him and striking a construction shed
On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Constable Jason Levesque was arrested and charged with:
1) Careless Use of a Firearm
He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 11 a.m., room 111.
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Mark Pugash, Corporate Communications