The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a 58-year-old Kentville man with child pornography related charges.
On July 9, 2015, the Provincial ICE unit with the assistance of Kentville Police Services and Kings County RCMP executed a search warrant at a Kentville home.
Michael Arthur Miller was arrested without incident and charged with Making Available Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography. Mr. Miller was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on November 23, 2015. The investigation is continuing.
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 Children 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 tip line for reporting online sexual exploitation of children at www.cybertip.ca.