Long Time Brockville Police Officer Arrested For Drug Trafficking

A Brockville Police officer is facing a charge of possession of prescription drugs for the purposes of trafficking, after he was arrested by Ottawa Police.

Staff Sergeant Todd Bertrend who has been a Brockville cop since 1990 was arrested Tuesday.

Sources say he was arrested while on duty in Brockville.

He’s been suspended from duties with pay, as per the Police Services Act.

Bertrend was released with a promise to appear.

His Court date is set for February 8th in Ottawa.