Former Swift Current RCMP Constable Michael Chachula goes on trial Monday on charges of trafficking cocaine and ecstasy.
The investigation goes back to April 2015 when the RCMP received a criminal complaint about one of their officers.
Unrelated information came to light during the investigation which the RCMP then decided to investigate further and it related to illegal drugs.
RCMP say they found cocaine and ecstasy in Toronto during the investigation.
Chachula had been with the RCMP for 9 years. He was suspended with pay in January of 2015
He resigned from the RCMP in June of 2015.