Former Edmonton soccer coach convicted of sex offences

A former Edmonton youth soccer coach was convicted of several sex offences on Tuesday. Wesley Darrell Vander Leeuw was convicted of two counts of arranging to commit a sexual offence against a child and two counts of making and distributing…

Edmonton pediatrician Ghassan Al-Naami charged with child porn offences

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams’ Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit has arrested and charged an Edmonton pediatrician with child pornography offences. Ghassan Al-Naami, 47, was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 11 with the assistance of Leduc and Edmonton International Airport RCMP. Al-Naami…

Play pulled from Edmonton Fringe Festival after man convicted of possessing child porn found to be involved

Less than a week before the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival gets underway, organizers with the event announced Friday they were removing a play from its lineup after learning a playwright convicted of possessing child pornography was involved with the…

2 children rescued, 2 men arrested in Saskatchewan/Alberta ICE bust

A joint investigation involving the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit (Sask ICE) and the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team’s Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ALERT ICE) has resulted in the rescue of two children and the capture of two men. Rocanville,…

Edmonton police believe man charged with possessing child porn babysits children

Police announced Thursday that a 36-year-old Edmonton man has been charged with possession of child pornography. The Edmonton Police Service said the accused is also being investigated for an alleged sexual assault on a minor. In a news release, police…

Former Red Deer teacher faces new sex charges involving children

A former central Alberta teacher accused of child sex-related offences faces new charges. Norman Howes, who is 60, is no longer employed by Red Deer Public Schools. The new charges include counts of sexual assault, sexual contact with a minor,…

Hinton senior, 88, charged with child pornography, sexual assault

An elderly man from western Alberta is facing child porn and sexual assault charges after police conducted two separate investigations involving sexual offence allegations. On Feb. 11, Hinton RCMP responded to a sexual assault complaint in which the victim was…

More charges laid against Alberta man accused of sharing child pornography

More charges have been laid against a central Alberta man after an investigation was launched in January when police in Canada received a tip from Australia. Story continues below On Jan. 10, the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams‘ Internet Child…

Alberta father admits to sexually assaulting 3 daughters

WARNING: This article contains graphic details that may be disturbing to some. An Alberta father pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to 10 charges related to child pornography, firearms and sexual offences against his daughters. The Evansburg man, who cannot be…