New Westminster – On February 23rd, 2015 Steven Keith Roth of New Westminster was found guilty as a result of an investigation by the NWPD Major Crime Unit relating to the possession of child pornography. 50 year old New Westminster resident, Steven Keith Roth, was convicted of the following criminal offences:
- One count of Importing, distributing, selling, or possessing for the purposes of distribution or sale child pornography – Section 163.1(3) Criminal Code
- One count of Possessing Child Pornography – Section 163.1(4) Criminal Code
On June 24th 2015 Mr. Roth was sentenced to 18 months in prison for possession of child pornography, and 15 months concurrent for the distribution of child pornography. At the conclusion of his incarceration, Mr. Roth will serve 3 years of probation and will be bound by numerous court imposed conditions.
As there is a publication ban in place for this matter, the NWPD will not be able to make any further comments in relation to this investigation.