Police have laid charges after conducting a search in Halifax in relation to a child pornography investigation.
Investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of an address in Halifax after receiving information that an individual had obtained and was sharing pornographic material of children online. Investigators seized a number of electronic devices for forensic analysis.
Brandon Markell Heighton-Brown, 35, is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face charges of:
- Accessing child pornography
- Possession of child pornography
- Distribution of child pornography
Anyone with information on child pornography is asked to file a report by calling police at 902-490-5020 or by using Cybertip, Canada’s National Tip Line for reporting online sexual exploitation of children, at www.cybertip.ca.