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, 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.
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.