Timmins Police Chief John Gauthier has pleaded guilty to Discredible Conduct.
Gauthier has been the center of controversy after ripping up tickets for a former city councillor, Gary Scripnick.
In May of 2013, Scripnick, who sat on council at the time, ran a red light that he claimed was broken on more than one occasion.
A TPS officer ticketed him for running the light, and gave him a warning for expired insurance.
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Gauthier pulled the ticket, which was worth almost $400.
He has not been suspended, as this is not a criminal charge, and the hearing has been put on hold until June.