Three child pornography charges laid against Abbotsford man

Danial James Munroe was arrested Wednesday following an investigation that began in June

An investigation by the Abbotsford Police Department has resulted in child pornography charges being laid against a local man.

An investigation by the Abbotsford Police Department has resulted in child pornography charges being laid against a local man.

An Abbotsford man has been charged with three child pornography offences.

Danial James Munroe, 58, was arrested yesterday (Wednesday) and has been charged with making child pornography available, distributing child porn and possessing child porn.

Const. Ian MacDonald of the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) said police were notified by an outside investigator that on Feb. 4, the possible distribution and possession of images of child sexual abuse had occurred from an Abbotsford home.

The APD’s major crime unit began investigating the matter in early June, and executed a search warrant at the residence on Sept. 3.

Items seized from the home included computers, phones, cameras, hard drives and storage devices.

Munroe (in photo) has been released from custody under court-ordered conditions that include: no contact with anyone under the age of 18; not attending any public park, school ground, swimming pool or other area where people under the age of 18 are expected to be present; and not to posses or use any device capable of accessing the Internet.

Munroe’s conditions also include: not communicating with anyone known to be involved in the sexual exploitation of children or in trading/possessing child exploitation materials and not accessing or being in possession of pornography of any kind.

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact the APD at 604-859-5225 or text 222973 (abbypd).