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Estevan man arrested for alleged sexual assault and more

An Estevan man was arrested on several charges on Friday:
Estevan police building An Estevan Police cruiser in front of the detachment

ESTEVAN - An Estevan man has been arrested on multiple charges after an investigation.

A search warrant was executed at a residence in northwest Estevan on May 13 after an investigation conducted by the Criminal Investigation Unit (CIU) of the Estevan Police Service.  

EPS members arrested Joshua Regis LeBlanc, age 35, of Estevan, who was charged with:

  • Luring a person under the age of 18 (section 172.1(1) of the Criminal Code);
  • Sexual exploitation (section 153(1) of the Criminal Code); and
  • Sexual assault (section 271 of the Criminal Code).

This investigation is ongoing with assistance from the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE).

None of the charges have been proven in court. 

The Mercury will follow the case and share the details as they become available.

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