Two Bedford men charged with child pornography offences

Two Bedford men face charges as a result of an investigation conducted by members of the HRP/RCMP Integrated Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE).

Yesterday at 1:10 p.m. officers assigned to the ICE Unit, assisted by officers from the HRP/RCMP Integrated Vice Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence on Dartmouth Road in Bedford.

Two men were arrested at the scene without incident. The subsequent search resulted in the seizure of computer equipment.

Forty-nine-year-old Craig Ward and 44-year-old Timothy Budden both face charges of accessing and possessing child pornography. They are scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on January 31, 2011.

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