SELECTED CASE LAW
In 2010 ABPC 395, the Crown was seeking detention of the accused pending trial.
Mr. L allegedly took surreptitious photos of a child’s vagina. Mr. L was accused of voyeurism, sexually assaulting a child and creating, possessing and transmitting child pornography. There were two known victims who were aged five and six in which the accused was in a relationship of trust. Mr. L allegedly possessed 819 unique images of child pornography, including the images he took of the two victims, images downloaded from the internet, and a video of children aged four to twelve stored on a digital camera and SD card.
The court ordered that Mr. L be detained prior to trial.