Sixty-two-year-old Mario Laplante has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography and Making Available Child Pornography under Sec 163.1(4) and Sec 163.1(3) of Canada’s Criminal Code.

According to an RCMP news release, Laplante’s charges come as a result of a “proactive investigation initiated by the NT RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE). Mario Laplante, a 62-year-old-man residing in Whati, has been charged in relation to a child pornography investigation.”