THE BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced on Monday that a charge of assault has been approved against Kelowna RCMP Constable Lacy Browning in connection with her involvement in a wellness check on January 20, 2020.
An information charging Browning with one count of assault contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code was sworn on August 23 under Kelowna Provincial Court file number 96188. The first appearance on this matter is scheduled for September 14 in Kelowna Provincial Court.
The charge was approved by a Crown Counsel with no prior or current connection with the officer.
The BCPS said that as this matter is now before the court, it will not be releasing additional information or commenting further at this time.