Grand Bay-Westfield man charged with possession of child pornography

RCMP

Police say a man from Grand Bay-Westfield has been charged in connection with an investigation into images of child sexual abuse.

Officers executed a search warrant at a a residence in Grand Bay-Westfield on Wednesday and a 64-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

RCMP say Robert Whiting appeared in Saint John Provincial Court and was charged with possession of child pornography.

He was remanded into custody and is due back on court on August 23.

Police say the charge stems from an investigation by the RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit that began early this year.