Child porn charges laid against Whitehorse man

RCMP have charged a Whitehorse man with possessing child pornography.

RCMP have charged a Whitehorse man with possessing child pornography.

Cody Squire, 25, also faces one count of accessing child pornography. Police arrested him on July 4 after they were tipped off by a concerned citizen.

He appeared in Whitehorse territorial court yesterday, and was granted bail.

Squire has to stay away from schools, pools, parks, playgrounds and other places where minors are likely to be.

He can’t be in contact with any minor unless someone 25 years or older is present.

He also can’t have any electronic device that can connect to the Internet or take photos.

According to Whitehorse RCMP there is no indication any children from the Yukon were involved.

They’re asking that anyone with information to come forward and contact them at 667-5555.

Yukon RCMP recommends parents monitor their children’s Internet activity and talk with them about safe and appropriate Internet use.

To report an offender or get more information about Internet safety for children, go to cybertips.ca or thedoorthatsnotlocked.ca

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