Broadcast time: 18:02
Thursday, July 26, 2007
31 Division
416−808−3100

The Toronto Police Service has charged a Public Health Inspector, employed by the City of Toronto, in connection with his duties.

It is alleged that:
− the accused conducted health inspections on a licensed bar/café during the period from Monday, July 23, 2007 to Wednesday, July 25, 2007,
− the accused offered to accept money in exchange for a lack of enforcement action and diversion of documents relating to enforcement action.

Kerry Wong, 42, has been charged with:
1) two counts of Municipal Corruption,
2) Breach of Trust by a Public Officer.

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 2 p.m., room 301.

Police are requesting public assistance identifying any other individuals or businesses who might have information with respect to the accused’s activities.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Michael Richmond or Detective Constable Curtis Quesnelle at 416−808−3104, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com.