RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit investigation leads to arrest in Arden, Manitoba

Neepawa, Manitoba – The Manitoba RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) received several complaints from the RCMP National Child Exploitation Crime Centre regarding the possession of child pornography in western Manitoba. As a result of the complaint, on May 3, 2022, the ICE unit, the RCMP Digital Forensics Services Unit along with the assistance of Neepawa RCMP Detachment, executed a search warrant at a residence on Saskatchewan Drive in Arden, Manitoba.

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Shawn Buchanan, 36, of Arden was arrested at the scene and has been charged with:

Possession of Child Pornography

Accessing Child Pornography

Making Child Pornography Available

Luring x2

Fail to Comply

He was remanded into custody.

The RCMP ICE Unit is committed to combatting the online exploitation of children in Manitoba.

Manitoba RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit

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