Edmonton… A Spruce Grove high school teacher has been charged with possessing child pornography following an investigation by ALERT’s [alert-tooltip title=”The Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit is under ALERT’s umbrella and investigates offences related to the exploitation of children over the Internet. Click for more info.”]Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit[/alert-tooltip].
The ICE unit arrested Christopher Giauque on October 11, 2019, with the assistance of Parkland County RCMP. The 31-year-old man is a teacher at Spruce Grove Composite High School.
Giauque is charged with possessing child pornography. However, the investigation remains ongoing and additional charges are possible.
ICE is encouraging anyone with information about this case to come forward and contact police. Anyone with information about this investigation, or any [alert-tooltip title=”Child exploitation can involve making, distributing or accessing child pornography; luring; sexual assault; or other offences. Click for more info.”]child exploitation[/alert-tooltip] offence, is encouraged to contact local police or cybertip.ca.
A number of computers and electronic devices were seized from his Edmonton home and will be subject of forensic examination.
Giauque was released from custody on a number of court-imposed conditions, including not to be in the company of anyone under the age of 16 without adult supervision. He is scheduled to appear in court on November 6, 2019, in Stony Plain.
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ALERT was established and is funded by the Alberta Government and is a compilation of the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources committed to tackling serious and organized crime.