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Barrie man charged with obstruct justice while working as police officer in Toronto

Three others, including one from Innisfil, charged in relation to this investigation
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NEWS RELEASE
YORK REGIONAL POLICE
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York Regional Police, in partnership with the Toronto Police Service, has arrested four more people in the ongoing investigation into corrupt practices which began in January 2018.

The investigation has revealed that a Toronto Police Service officer was disclosing confidential police information. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, Detective Constable Bryan Carreia, 42, of the City of Barrie, was charged with obstruct justice and breach of trust by a public officer.

Three others have been charged in connection with this investigation.

Gordon Broadhead, 38, of the City of Burlington

Charges:
    •    trafficking cannabis
    •    possession for the purpose of trafficking
    •    assault
    •    breach of probation

Perry Coates, 50, of the Town of Innisfil

Charges:
    •    possession for the purpose of trafficking cannabis
    •    breach of recognizance

Michele Amoros, 59, of the City of Toronto

Charges:
    •    possession for the purpose of trafficking cannabis

Detective Constable Carreia will appear next in the Ontario Court of Justice on Nov. 8, 2018.

Mr. Broadhead was held in custody and will appear next on Oct. 19, 2018.

Mr. Coates will appear next on Nov. 7, 2018.

Ms. Amoros will appear next on Nov. 21, 2018.

The investigation is ongoing. No further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Les Titleman at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6049, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online.

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