Child In­ter­net Ex­ploita­tion team arrests Ne­vis man

The Drumheller Mail - - NEWS - Sub­mit­ted The Drumheller Mail

ALERT’s In­ter­net Child Ex­ploita­tion team has ar­rested a 25-year-old man from Ne­vis, AB. for child sex­ual ex­ploita­tion, cru­elty to an­i­mals, and firearms of­fences. The ham­let of Ne­vis is 60 kilo­me­ters east of Red Deer.

The In­ter­net Child Ex­ploita­tion ar­rested Cris Mar­shall on Oc­to­ber 12, 2016, with the as­sis­tance of RCMP Stet­tler of­fi­cers. Mar­shall came un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion after he al­legedly up­loaded child sex­ual ex­ploita­tion ma­te­rial via a so­cial me­dia ac­count.

Mar­shall’s home in Ne­vis was searched and a num­ber of elec­tronic de­vices were seized.

A pre­lim­i­nary ex­am­i­na­tion found a sig­nif­i­cant amount of child sex­ual ex­ploita­tion ma­te­rial and of­fences in­volv­ing his pet dog. The dog was seized and taken to a lo­cal vet­eri­nary clinic.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors also seized three un­se­cured firearms from the home. (ICE) team

Mar­shall was ar­rested in the ham­let Bye­moor. He has been charged with: - Cru­elty to an­i­mals; - Mak­ing bes­tial­ity; - Ac­cess­ing child ex­ploita­tion ma­te­ri­als; - Pos­sess­ing child ex­ploita­tion ma­te­ri­als; - Mak­ing avail­able child ex­ploita­tion ma­te­ri­als; - Mak­ing child pornog­ra­phy; - Care­less stor­age of a firearm (x 3); - Pos­ses­sion of a pro­hib­ited weapon. Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about this in­ves­ti­ga­tion, or any child ex­ploita­tion of­fence is en­cour­aged to con­tact lo­cal po­lice or cy­ber­

ALERT was es­tab­lished and is funded by the Al­berta Govern­ment and is a com­pi­la­tion of the prov­ince’s most so­phis­ti­cated law en­force­ment re­sources com­mit­ted to tack­ling se­ri­ous and or­ga­nized crime. Mem­bers of Al­berta Sher­iffs, Cal­gary Po­lice Ser­vice, Edmonton Po­lice Ser­vice, Leth­bridge Po­lice Ser­vice, Medicine Hat Po­lice Ser­vice, and RCMP work in ALERT. of

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