Carbonear man charged with possession of child porn
A 57-year-old Carbonear man has been charged with possession of child pornography.
The accused is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Harbour Grace Dec. 20 to answer to the charge.
Cst. John Hedges of the General Investigation Section, Trinity Conception District RCMP said the charge was laid after a lengthy investigation going back to the beginning of this year.
Assisted by the RCMP Atlantic Regional Technological Crimes Unit, Cst. Hedges noted Trinity Conception RCMP executed a search warrant on a Carbonear residence back in January.
“Evidence seized as a result of the investigation was then analyzed by the RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit,” the police spokesman said.