Chatham-Kent police officer charged with uttering threats, assault

A member of the Chatham-Kent police service has been charged by Windsor Police in relation to an on-duty incident that occurred on June 26.

Const. Fraser Curtis was charged with one count of uttering threats and one count of assault. The officer was first arrested and released with conditions on July 10.

After learning of the incident, the Chatham-Kent Police Services called the Windsor Police Service to have the Windsor force conduct an independent investigation, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon.

No injuries were sustained as a result of the incident and Curtis has been placed on administrative duties, according to the Chatham-Kent Police Service.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service says no further information will be released to "protect the integrity of the investigation."