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Estevan, Sask. man facing child pornography charges

An officer in Saskatchewan's ICE Unit says offenders are using everyday applications to share and access child porn.
The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a 30-year-old man from Estevan, Sask. for sharing child pornography through social media. File Photo / Global News

Police say a 30-year-old man from Estevan is facing multiple child pornography charges.

Estevan police say they received two complaints in December 2018 after Brian Christopher Leibel allegedly shared illegal content through social media.

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The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit say they seized a cell phone and other computer devices from his home during a search warrant on Feb. 14.

Police say Leibel was arrested and charged on the spot.

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He is charged with possessing and accessing child pornography while making it accessible to others.

Police say Leibel was released and appeared in provincial court on Monday. He is due back in court on May 6.

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