A member of the Regina Police Service is facing charges of Impaired Driving and Exceed .08 in connection with a traffic stop conducted by the RCMP in the Lumsden district. This incident occurred at approximately 3:00 a.m. on July 15, 2016. The member was not on duty at the time of the incident. This news release is being issued in accordance with past practice of the Regina Police Service, consistent with the Service’s commitment to public accountability.
Thirty-seven year-old Devon L. STERLING, DOB: 1979-04-12, a constable with 11 years of service, is charged with Impaired Driving, contrary to section 235(a) CC and Exceed .08, contrary to section 253(b) CC. STERLING will make his first court appearance on the charges in Provincial Court on August 22, 2016.
Until the matter has been concluded in the courts, STERLING will be reassigned to administrative duties within Regina Police Service buildings. In addition, in accordance with the provisions of The Police Act, 1990, an administrative investigation of this incident is being conducted by the Professional Standards Unit of the Regina Police Service. The administrative investigation will conclude only after the criminal matters have been dealt with.