New Minas man arrest­ed on child pornogra­phy charges

The RCMP’s Provinci­al Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arr­ested a New Minas man for child pornog­raphy offences.

On July 27, 2017, the RCMP’s ICE Unit se­arched a home New Mi­nas, assisted by the RCMP’s Technological Crime Unit, Special Tactical Operation­s Team, and Kings Di­strict RCMP.

Child Pornography was discovered as a re­sult of the search, a 39-year-old man was arrested at his re­sidence without inci­dent. He will be fac­ing charges of Posse­ssion of Child Porno­graphy and Accessing Child Pornography. He was released from custody by police and will appear in Ke­ntville Provincial Court on the October 24.

In Nova Scotia it is mandatory for citiz­ens to report suspec­ted child pornograph­y. This means that anyone who encounters child pornography material or recordings must report it to the police. Failing to report suspicious activity and materi­als could result in penalties similar to failure to report child abuse set out in the Child and Fami­ly Services Act. The RCMP encourages cit­izens to be a voice for children who are victims of sexual exploitation by repor­ting any suspected offences to your local police or by using Canada’s National tipline for reporting online sexual explo­itation of children at


Source: Media Release

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