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Saskatchewan ICE unit charges man with luring a child

The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit is warning parents about ads for things like trading cards. File / Global News

The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit said it charged a Regina man with luring a child and breach of undertaking.

Police said a search warrant was executed at the man’s residence on Friday, and his electronic devices are being examined.

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Officers said the man allegedly posted signs in the Regina area offering to trade hockey and Pokemon cards.

Police said the victim in this case responded to one of the accused man’s ads.

ICE believes there may be additional victims, and encourages them to contact their local police service.

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“Police are also cautioning the public to be vigilant when responding to advertisements. Parents are asked to discuss safety precautions with their children,” read the release from police.

Officers said 44-year-old Jared Babey was held in custody, and made his first court appearance Monday morning.

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