The Criminal Code charge against an officer with Halifax Regional Police has been dismissed.
On June 14, 2010, Halifax Regional Police issued a media release concerning Constable Anthony Sparks being charged with assault. The charge stemmed from an incident on June 4, 2010 in Cole Harbour. On Friday, June 14, 2012 the charge of assault was dismissed in Dartmouth Provincial Court.
The internal Police Act investigation into this matter is on-going and Constable Sparks remains on administrative duties at this time.