Whitehorse man arrested on child pornography charges

Whitehorse, Yukon – Yukon RCMP received a report in Fall 2019 indicating that a person in Whitehorse had uploaded child pornography to a social media platform. Through investigation, the Yukon RCMP Internet Child Exploitation investigator identified a 30-year-old man residing in Whitehorse.

In February 2020, a search warrant was executed at his residence, which provided evidence to support charges. The man was charged with Possession of Child Pornography on March 9, 2020.

Charges laid in child porn case.
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Between March 2020 and November 2020, a complete forensic analysis of the evidence was conducted which resulted in Yukon RCMP laying additional charges of Importation of Child Pornography.

The man was arrested by Yukon RCMP Major Crime Unit on November 18, 2020 and was remanded into custody. He appeared in court on November 23, 2020 and was released on a Release Order until his next appearance on December 9, 2020.

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