Peel officer charged with fraud related to employee benefits claims

A Peel region police officer has been charged with fraud in relation to employee benefits claims. 

Peel police say that after a four-month long investigation by their professional standards bureau, Const. Noel Santiago was charged with two counts of fraud under $5,000. 

He has been suspended with pay. 

Const. Santiago is to appear in Brampton court in September.