Child porn suspect arrested for breach

Abbotsford Police locate suspect in a church parking lot, close to a daycare.

  • Aug. 31, 2013 6:00 p.m.



An Abbotsford man is now in custody after police responded to a suspicious activity report.

On Friday, Aug. 30 at 9:15 am Abbotsford Police were told of a suspicious person in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 3500 block of Clearbrook Road.

Upon arrival, officers located 22-year-old Sean Joshua Leblanc of Abbotsford.

Leblanc had been arrested by Abbotsford’s Major Crime Unit on May 16, 2013 in relation to a child pornography investigation.  He was subsequently charged with possession of child pornography,  importation/distribution of child pornography and luring a person under the age of 16.

Conditions of his release included that he not possess any electronic device capable of  connecting to the internet and that he not attend parks, schools, community centres, recreation centres, daycare facilities or other places a person under the age of 16 may be present.

Abbotsford Police arrested Leblanc in a church parking lot. The church also runs a daycare facility.

Leblanc was also in possession of a cell phone.

As a result, Leblanc has now been charged with three counts of breach of recognizance.

Abbotsford Police commended the citizens who observed and reported the suspicious activity.

Anyone with information about this incident or concerning Leblanc should call the APD at 604-859-5225 or text 222973 (abbypd).