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Ottawa – The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) charged four members of the United Kingdom Naval Service with offences related to sexual assault on April 16, 2015.

Craig Stoner, Darren Smalley, Joshua Finbow and Simon Radford were each charged with one count of sexual assault in accordance with section 272(2)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC).

“This is a disturbing accusation of sexual assault,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Bolduc, Commanding Officer of the CFNIS.  “I’m pleased with the full cooperation provided by the British authorities to support the hard work and diligence of the CFNIS team in responding to this matter.”  

The CFNIS is a unit within the independent Canadian Forces Military Police Group whose mandate is to investigate serious and sensitive matters in relation to Department of National Defence property, Department of National Defence employees and Canadian Armed Forces personnel serving in Canada and around the world.

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Canadian Forces Provost Marshal and Canadian Forces Military Police Group
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yves.desbiens2@forces.gc.ca


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