35-year-old man sentenced to 14 months in prison following investigation into images of child sexual abuse

Grand Falls, New Brunswick – A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison after pleading guilty to a charge stemming from an investigation into images of child sexual abuse.

The investigation began in February 2018, as a result of information received by the New Brunswick RCMP’s Internet Child Exploitation Unit. On February 26, 2019, a search warrant was executed at a home in Grand Falls. Police seized several electronic devices and a 33-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

On February 11, 2020, Jimmy Dube was charged in Edmundston Provincial Court with possession of child pornography.

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On November 23, 2020, Jimmy Dube returned to court and was sentenced to 14 months for possession of child pornography.

Jimmy Dube has been added to the National Sex Offender Registry for 20 years, and will be required to submit a DNA sample. Following his release from jail, he will have to abide by conditions set out by the court, including not being around children.

The RCMP’s Internet Child Exploitation Unit includes members of the Saint John and Kennebecasis Regional Police Forces. The RCMP’s Digital Forensics Services Unit in New Brunswick, along with the Grand Falls Police Force were also involved in this investigation.

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