A 37-year-old Oromocto, N.B., man has been charged with two offences in connection with a recent investigation into a complaint of transmitting child pornography on the internet.
On November 25, 2019, Matthieu Gagnon attended Burton Provincial Court and was charged with transmitting child pornography and possession of child pornography.
On June 19 2019, as a result of information received through the RCMP's National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Oromocto. Police seized several electronic devices and a 37-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
Matthieu Gagnon is scheduled to return to court on January 23, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. to enter a plea
The New Brunswick RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, which includes members from the Saint John Police Force and the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force, along with the Oromocto RCMP and the Digital Forensic Services Unit were involved in the investigation.