A 48-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 months in jail and two years on probation after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an investigation into images of child sexual abuse.
The investigation, led by the New Brunswick RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, began in November 2016 as a result of information received from the RCMP's National Child Exploitation Crime Centre. In November 2017, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Riverview, N.B. Police seized several electronic devices and a 45-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
Troy Darcy Savary was sentenced in Moncton Provincial Court on March 18, 2021. He will serve 15 months in jail followed by two years on probation.
Troy Darcy Savary has been added to the National Sex Offender Registry for life, 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 New Brunswick RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit includes members from the Saint John Police Force and the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force. The RCMP's Digital Forensic Services Unit, the Codiac Regional RCMP and the RCMP National Child Exploitation Crime Centre were also involved in this investigation.