Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 02/27/2013 11:42 AM
Last Modified: 02/27/2013 1:08 PM | Updates
A national agency fighting child exploitation is being credited with catching a local man who is accused of posting pornographic images of children on the Internet.
Winnipeg police said the WPS Internet child exploitation (ICE) unit was informed in January by the National Child Exploitation Centre, based in Ottawa, that a Winnipeg resident had been posting pornographic images of children.
Local police launched an investigation, which resulted in a search warrant Tuesday for a residence in the northwest part of Winnipeg.
Police said a 43-year-old man has been arrested and is facing charges of possessing and distributing child pornography.
The man has been released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.
Updated on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 1:08 PM CST: A national agency fighting child exploitation contacted WPS regarding the images.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Report recommends ways to improve STARS
Teen hockey players facing assault charges
Florida man fined $13,000 for trying to smuggle gun into Canada
Thousands of accused people being needlessly detained: civil rights advocates
Man charged after human trafficking investigation
History is not on their side
When in Rome...
Pallister says the province can build Lake Manitoba outlets much faster
Another arrest made in Omand's Creek robbery
Jets sign Chiarot to new two-way contract
Child's death being treated as homicide
Firefighter hurt battling blaze in N.K. garage
Winnipeg's decline in crime rate well ahead of national average
Sunny today, but showers coming Thursday
Province pushes potash
Museum for Human Rights to announce opening weekend plans
Big bang rattles Transcona, N.K.
Authority of police board questioned
Grandma Elm removed to protect other trees in park
Winnipeg's crime rate continues to drop
Teachers in for lesson at Juno Beach Centre
City police, RCMP missing the mark?
That empty (nest) feeling
Musicians sing city's praises