Car­bon­ear man charged with pos­ses­sion of child porn

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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.

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