Reservist charged with possession child porn at Camp Aldershot

Published on May 28, 2014
Camp Aldershot

Military police have charged a reservist with possession of child pornography after an alleged  June 2013 incident at Camp Aldershot.

Cpl. Lawrence Arthur Jordan, a 26-year-old primary reservist of the Cape Breton Highlanders in Sydney, Nova Scotia, was charged May 27 in Kentville Provincial Court.

Canadian Forces National Investigation Service, a unit within the Canadian Forces Military Police, investigated the offence, which is alleged to have occurred June 18, 2013, at the Kings County facility.

"The possession of child pornography is illegal and unacceptable,” Lt.-Col. Brian Frei, commanding officer of the investigation service, said in a media release.  “The Military Police consider this incident to be a serious matter and will thoroughly investigate any allegations of child pornography related to Canadian Armed Forces members, Department of National Defence employees or defence establishments.”