Man charged for Personating a Peace Officer

Richmond

2021-02-15 08:52 PST

File # 2021-2750

Charges laid after man poses as a Police Officer in Richmond

BC Prosecution Services has approved charges against a Surrey man after he allegedly posed as a peace officer at a home in Richmond on the evening of January 29th, 2021.

26 year-old Gurmandeep Singh Atwal faces one count of Personating a Peace Officer, contrary to section 130(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada,and one count of Carrying a Concealed Weapon, contrary to section 90(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Atwal was arrested on February 11th and remains in custody.
He will make his next court appearance by video on Tuesday, February 16th.

The Richmond RCMP Serious Crime Unit continues to investigate.

Released by

Cpl. Ian Henderson

Media Relations Officer
Richmond RCMP
richmond.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
11411 No. 5 Road, Richmond, BC, V7A 4E8
Office: 604-207-4747
Cell: 604-765-4528

Email: richmond_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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