Ridge Meadows Mountie charged with fraud

Const. Curtis Genest faces allegations of forging a document

An officer with the Ridge Meadows RCMP detachment is facing charges for forging a document while on duty.

Const. Curtis Genest faces one count each of uttering a forged document and fraud.

Police allege Genest submitted an altered internal administrative document on July 2. An investigation into the allegations began the same day and eventually resulted in criminal charges which were sworn in Port Coquitlam Provincial Court Aug. 20.

“It is alleged he forged a document and passed it off as being genuine, which is an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada” said Insp. David Fleugel, acting officer in charge of Ridge Meadows RCMP.

“Honesty and integrity are values that every police officer must demonstrate each and every day without fail. As the matter is before the courts we are not able to provide any further information or comment at this time.”

Const. Genest is currently on administrative duties and will face an internal disciplinary review.

He is set to appear in court Sept. 19.


Just Posted

Food banks see food cost rising, more demand for help

Maple Ridge has an increasing number of agencies providing charitable meals - Robson

Maple Ridge council looks at nuisance bylaw

Measures on agenda for new year includes fines

Be aware of ticks when chopping down Christmas trees

Potential for ticks to transfer to clothing

Maple Ridge pool reopening date Feb. 3

Tentative schedule set for Leisure Centre reno completion, staff training

‘A loud sonic boom’: Gabriola Island residents recount fatal plane crash

Area where the plane went down is primarily a residential neighbourhood, RCMP say

B.C. cities top the list for most generous in Canada on GoFundMe

Chilliwack took the number-two spot while Kamloops was at the top of the list

‘Absolutely devastating’: Laptops, gift cards stolen from Surrey Christmas Bureau

Executive director says it’s a ‘huge blow’ and the charity was ‘already struggling for teen gifts’

Penticton RCMP warn of new ‘porting’ scam that puts internet banking, online accounts at risk

Two-factor verification has been the go-to way to keep online accounts secure

Thunberg ‘a bit surprised’ to be Time ‘Person of the Year’

‘I could never have imagined anything like that happening,’ she said in a phone interview

B.C. patients wait 41% longer than national average to see a walk-in doctor: Medimap

The longest wait time was found in Sidney, B.C., where patients waited an average of 180 minutes

10,000 affordable rentals a year needed to tackle Metro Vancouver housing crisis: report

The report focused on building government-funded housing, rather than relying on the private sector

Toronto Raptors, Don Cherry top the list of Canadians’ Google searches in 2019

‘Champions’ was the theme of the last year, Google said

Tavares scores twice as Maple Leafs earn 4-1 win over Canucks

Vancouver sees two-game win streak snapped

Most Read