Cape Breton police officer found guilty of domestic assault

Const. Kristopher Planetta suspended from force pending Police Act investigation

CBC NewsErin Pottie

A suspended Cape Breton Regional Police officer has been found guilty of two counts of domestic assault involving his former wife.

Const. Kristopher Karl Planetta was charged in October 2018 after complaints were made by the woman.

According to court documents, the couple has since separated. 

In a decision released Friday, Judge Peter Ross found that stresses of work and child care "undoubtedly contributed" to the couples' troubles.

Woman testified about assaults

During the trial, the woman te…


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