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Two police officers from Toronto, Const. Vito Dominelli (pictured) and Const. Jamie Young have been suspended after they allegedly consumed marijuana edibles and called for backup

Two police officers from Toronto have been suspended after they allegedly consumed marijuana edibles and called for backup. 

Const. Vito Dominelli and Const. Jamie Young from Toronto’s 13 Division were in the city’s north end around 1 am on Sunday conducting plain-clothed surveillance. 

Apparently one of the men called for help after he felt like he was going to pass out and the other one ended up in a tree, reported CTV News. 

Sources say that policeman from a neighboring division were summoned to the area. 

On arrival a female officer slipped on the ice and sustained a serious head injury, which turned out to be a concussion. The Toronto Police Association confirmed she was okay. 

President of the Toronto Police Association, Mike McCormack, declined to comment on specific details regarding the incident until an investigation is completed. 

Const. Dominelli seems to be an active user on social media (pictured here in one of his posts), however since the incident his Twitter profile has been deleted and his Instagram account has been set to private. 

Const. Dominelli seems to be an active user on social media (pictured here in one of his posts

He did however confirm that the two officers in question have been suspended with pay pending the investigation, which will be conducted by the Professional Standards Unit.

He said that the officers involved ‘could be charged or they could just be cleared through the investigation.’

It is currently unknown where the edibles came from but apparently investigators are looking into whether they were confiscated as evidence during a dispensary raid.

Const. Dominelli seems to be an active user on social media, however since the incident his Twitter profile has been deleted and his Instagram account has been set to private. 

However since the incident Dominelli's Twitter profile has been deleted and his Instagram account has been set to private

However since the incident Dominelli’s Twitter profile has been deleted and his Instagram account has been set to private

His boss Mike McCormack said he's concerned with some officers' social media presence, saying 'I don't want the public to be under the misconception that we have a bunch of officers who have nothing to do but use social media'

His boss Mike McCormack said he’s concerned with some officers’ social media presence, saying ‘I don’t want the public to be under the misconception that we have a bunch of officers who have nothing to do but use social media’

McCormack then went on to say how there are concerns regarding some officers’ social media presence.

‘I am always concerned when something belittles what we do in policing and doesn’t represent us in the right light. I don’t want the public to be under the misconception that we have a bunch of officers who have nothing to do but use social media.’

President of the Toronto Police Association, Mike McCormack (pictured), declined to comment on specific details regarding the incident until an investigation is completed

President of the Toronto Police Association, Mike McCormack (pictured), declined to comment on specific details regarding the incident until an investigation is completed

Both officers were said to have taken marijuana edibles (a general photo pictured here)

Both officers were said to have taken marijuana edibles (a general photo pictured here)



Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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