A 50-year-old man from Moncton, N.B., has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an investigation into images and videos of child sexual abuse.
The investigation, led by the New Brunswick RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, began in 2018, following information received from the RCMP's National Child Exploitation Crime Centre.
On August 29, 2019, police executed a search warrant at a home 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 was charged with three counts of making child pornography, transmitting child pornography, accessing child pornography and possessing child pornography. He was released on strict conditions.
On January 11, 2022, Macintyre was sentenced to 36 months for one count of making child pornography and 12 months for possession of child pornography. The sentences will be served consecutively. The other four previously-laid charges were withdrawn.
Robert David Macintyre has been added to the National Sex Offender Registry for life, and will be required to submit a DNA sample. He is prohibited from possessing a weapon for a period of ten years. Following his release from prison, he will have to abide by conditions set out by the court, including to refrain from communicating or attending any place that someone under the age of 16 is known to be for a period of 20 years
The New Brunswick RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation Unit includes members from the Saint John Police Force and the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force. The RCMP's Digital Forensic Services Unit and Codiac Regional RCMP assisted with the ongoing investigation.
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