Albert Michelin facing drug trafficking charges
Albert Michelin arrested
According to an RCMP press release, former Labrador RCMP officer Albert Michelin has been arrested for drug trafficking.
"On November 29, 2013, 50-year-old Cst. Albert Michelin was arrested following an investigation conducted by the RCMP Federal Operations Unit in Nova Scotia, which began in January 2013. On the morning of December 2, 2013, Michelin was charged with one count of trafficking cocaine and two counts of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Michelin is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on December 2, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., for a bail hearing.
Michelin has been suspended from duty, with pay, since early 2012 due to unrelated code of conduct investigations.
Prior to his suspension, Michelin had been stationed as a constable on the Tobique First Nation since 2010."
Before being stationed in New Brunswick, Michelin spent 18 years as an officer in Labrador.
Michelin is also part owner of Big Land Aviation, a company that provides chartered flights in Labrador.