The Saskatchewan ICE Unit in conjunction with the Southend RCMP and the Estes Park Police Department in Colorado State, USA have been involved in an investigation surrounding the internet luring of two children under the age of fourteen.
One is from Canada and the other from the United States.
Some of the offences have been ongoing since August 2012, but were only recently reported.
On Thursday, April 7 members of the Saskatchewan ICE Unit and Meadow Lake RCMP Detachment executed a search warrant on a residence in Meadow Lake in relation to this investigation.
As a result of this search, a 23 year old man has been charged with 11 criminal offences including luring, making, possessing and distributing child pornography.
He has been remanded to court in Meadow Lake on Monday April 11, 2016.
RCMP say the children are safe.
The accused’s name is being withheld to protect the victims.
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.