On Wednesday September 17, 2014, members of the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit arrested Justin Gerard GRYBA (D.O.B.-April 28, 1988), of Saskatoon.
Mr. GRYBA was previously charged in February, 2012 for Child Pornography related offences. Mr. GRYBA plead guilty to those charges and was sentenced to 2 year’s incarceration. He was released earlier this year after serving his custodial sentence.
During the initial 2012 investigation and arrest, multiple computer devices were seized. A couple of these devices were locked, encrypted and password protected. Mr. GRYBA would not provide the password to these devices.
For over the past 2 ½ years, our Units Forensic Technicians in our Saskatoon office and a Forensic Technician from Ottawa, have been diligently working at gaining access to these secure devices.
On July 17, 2014, they were successful in breaching a hardware encrypted device.
Through analysing the contents, evidence was located that led to Mr. GRYBA’s arrest and new charges.
Mr. GRYBA is charged with :
- 2 counts of Make Child Pornography – 163.1(2) C.C.
- 1 count of Possession of Child Pornography – 163.1(4) C.C.
- 2 counts of Voyeurism – 162(1) C.C.
The victims in this investigation have been identified and the families have been notified.
Mr. GRYBA made his first court appearance this morning in Saskatoon Provincial Court.
The Saskatchewan ICE Unit is comprised of investigators from the R.C.M.P., Regina Police Service, Saskatoon Police Service and Prince Albert Police Service. Their mandate is to investigate crimes involving the abuse and/or exploitation of children on the Internet.