The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a 21-year-old Weyburn man with child pornography offences in relation to an investigation that began in January of 2023. On May 17, 2023, members of the ICE Unit and Weyburn Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence in Weyburn. Several electronic devices were seized for forensic analysis.
Brandon Collins, age 21, of Weyburn was arrested and charged with;
Possession of Child Pornography – Sec. 163.1(4) C.C. (x 2)
Make Available Child Pornography – Sec. 163.1(3) C.C.
Bestiality – Sec. 160(1) C.C.
He was remanded into custody to appear before a Judge on May 18, 2023.
In addition, he was also charged in relation to another child pornography investigation that was conducted by the Weyburn Police Service and began in September of 2022.
The Saskatchewan ICE Unit is comprised of investigators from the Saskatchewan 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.
For media inquiries contact; S/Sgt. Tim Failler, Saskatoon Police Service, 306-986-6164.