Timmins city councillor charged with breach of trust
Rick Dubeau is scheduled to appear in court next month.
CTV Northern Ontario
Published Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:12AM EDT
An additional charge has been laid against a Timmins city councillor already facing a corruption related offence.
Rick Dubeau was originally charged by police on September 14 with one count of corruption of a municipal official.
On Thursday, the Timmins Police Service announced Dubeau has been charged breach of trust by a public officer.
Police officials allege the 54-year-old approached a business in Timmins back in August and solicited a sales transaction that would benefit him personally in exchange for services as a councillor.
When contacted by CTV in September, Dubeau declared his innocence.
"All I will say is that I am innocent of the charge and look forward to proving it in court," he said.
Dubeau is scheduled to appear in court in Timmins on November 7.