CANADIAN FORCES NATIONAL INVESTIGATION SERVICE (CFNIS)

CANADIAN FORCES NATIONAL INVESTIGATION SERVICE (CFNIS)

November 15, 2007 15:02 ET

CFNIS: Petawawa Soldier and Spouse Charged With Trafficking

PETAWAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2007) - A Petawawa-based soldier and his spouse have been charged by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) in relation to allegations of drug trafficking which occurred at Canadian Forces Base Borden.

Corporal Peter Lumb, a member of 2 Service Battalion, was charged with one count of trafficking, contrary to Section 130 of the National Defence Act, pursuant to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. This charge is in relation that he was allegedly trafficking ecstasy.

As a result of this investigation, Pamela Planting-Lumb, was also charged in Borden, Ont, on April 7, 2007 with two counts of trafficking, contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. These charges were in relation to alleged trafficking in ecstasy at CFB Borden. Pamela Planting-Lumb has already plead guilty to one count of trafficking contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and sentencing is scheduled for January 4, 2008 at Barrie provincial court.

"These charges clearly reflect the fact that drug trafficking will not be tolerated within defence establishments, whether by CF members themselves or civilians" said Lt. Col. William Garrick, Commanding Officer of the CFNIS. "The Military Police take all allegations of drug abuse seriously and work closely with the CF chain of command to ensure a drug free environment."

The CFNIS is an independent Military Police unit with a mandate to investigate serious and sensitive matters in relation to National Defence property, DND employees and CF personnel serving in Canada and abroad.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Forces Provost Marshal
    Captain Cindy Tessier
    Public Affairs Officer
    613-949-1022