An ongoing RCMP investigation that began April 2022, has led to the arrest of 60 year old George Humphrey Lawrence.
Information was received from the RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Crime Centre, and a search warrant was executed at his residence in Moncton November 8, 2022.
Multiple electronic devices were seized as a result of this search, and George Humphery Lawrence was arrested at the scene.
He was later released on conditions, pending a future court appearance.
On February 2, 2023 the following charges were laid against Mr Lawrence:
- possession of child pornography
- distribution of child pornography
He is scheduled to return to Moncton Provincial Court on May 23, 2023.
According to the RCMP, the investigation is ongoing.