Canmore, Alta. – Following a lengthy investigation conducted by Canmore RCMP and ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) team, a search warrant was executed on a residence in Canmore, Alta. on Jan. 9, 2020.
David Aschim (49) of Canmore, Alta. is charged with:
· Make child pornography available to others
· Possession of child pornography
· Accessing child pornography
Following a judicial hearing, Aschim was released on several conditions including: no contact or communication with any child under 16 years; not to seek or obtain any employment or volunteer position that involves being in a position of trust or authority towards children under 16 years; not to attend any public park or swimming area where persons under the age of 16 years are present or can reasonably be expected to be present, or a daycare centre, school ground, playground or community centre. Aschim is scheduled to attend Canmore Provincial Court on Jan. 15, 2020.
As this matter is now before the courts, no further updates are anticipated.