The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit has charged an Estevan man with child pornography offences regarding an investigation that began in August of numerous complaints about the accused’s Internet activities and making child pornography available through several different social media platforms.
On Oct. 21, members of the Saskatchewan ICE Unit and Estevan Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence in Estevan that was identified as a location where the offences were occurring.
The ICE Unit said in a news release that child pornography was located at the residence and a mobile phone and computer device were seized for further forensic analysis.
Kyle Mansil Fiddler, age 30, of Estevan was arrested at the location and has been charged with possession of child pornography, transmits child pornography and failing to comply with an order of prohibition. All charges are under the Criminal Code.
He was held in custody overnight and appeared in Saskatchewan Provincial Court in Estevan on Oct. 22, where he was remanded. He is scheduled to be in Weyburn Provincial Court on Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.
Fiddler is presumed innocent.
The Saskatchewan ICE Unit is comprised of investigators from the RCMP, Regina Police Service, Saskatoon Police Service and Prince Albert Police Service. Their mandate is to investigate crimes involving the abuse and/or exploitation of children on the Internet.