Additional charge laid against Municipal Council member Richard Dubeau, 54

On September 14, 2017, Richard Dubeau, 54, a member of Timmins Municipal Council was arrested and charged with one count of Corruption of a Municipal Official, pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada. The charge stemmed from an allegation and investigation into an incident involving a local business.

Upon further review of the original incident, Mr. Dubeau was further charged with Breach of Trust by a Public Officer, pursuant to Section 122 of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Mr. Dubeau will appear in court on November 7, 2017 to answer to all charges.