RCMP officer arrested in B.C. after 2013 assaults at Edmonton McDonalds
Published Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:46PM MDT
An RCMP officer was arrested in B.C. in connection to assaults at a north Edmonton McDonalds in 2013.
On Feb. 21, 2019, Edmonton police released the sketch of a man that allegedly assaulted three men at the McDonalds drive-thru on Castle Downs Road on Jan. 1.
Police said the man approached a grey Pontiac Grand Am, got into a fight with the men and used the knife. Witnesses then intervened, and the man fled on foot.
Two victims suffered serious injuries, one described as “life-altering.”
Benjamen Patrick Kozlovich, 31, a junior constable at the Langley, B.C. RCMP detatchment, was arrested in Chilliwack, B.C., and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
B.C. RCMP it is carrying an internal investigation and assessing Kozlovich's employment status. Kozlovich, currently out on bail, completed RCMP training in January 2018 and is a probationary member.