A 48-year-old man from Moncton, N.B., has been charged in connection with an investigation into images of child sexual abuse that began in May 2018.
On August 29, 2019, police executed a search warrant at a residence in Moncton. Police seized several electronic devices and a 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
On January 30, 2020, Robert David MacIntyre appeared in Moncton Provincial Court and was charged with making child pornography, making available child pornography, accessing child pornography and possessing child pornography.
MacIntyre pleaded not guilty to the charges and is scheduled to return to court on September 21 for trial. He was released on several conditions including not to be around children under the age of 16 and to not access or possess a computer.
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 RCMP National Child Exploitation Crime Centre and the RCMP's Digital Forensics Services were involved in the investigation.