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Abbotsford Vice Principal Arrested & Facing Charges For Child Pornography

Abbotsford Vice Principal

Photo: @AbbyPoliceDept / Twitter

The Abbotsford Police Department’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit and Major Crime Unit are seeking individuals who may have been victimized by Michael Haire, an Abbotsford Vice Principal.

He is currently facing charges in relation to child pornography offences.

The ICE Unit launched an investigation in late July 2018.

A search warrant was obtained and executed at Haire’s home in Abbotsford, where computers, data storage devices and cell phones were seized.

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An examination by the Abbotsford Police Department’s Digital Forensic Lab is currently underway and at this point has revealed thousands of images and videos depicting child pornography and child abuse.

“Our unit’s goal is to identify suspects who believe they are anonymous in cyberspace” stated Detective Keith Nugent, ICE Unit Investigator.

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Abbotsford Vice Principal Employment

Haire, 38, has been an employee with the Abbotsford School District for 12 years and was entering his third year as a Vice Principal at W.A. Fraser Middle School.

Anyone with information or that observes Haire breaching his current conditions is asked to
contact the Abbotsford Police Department ICE Unit at 604-859-5225. You can also text them at 222973 (abbypd) or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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