Shelburne County man facing child porn charges is missing


Published on September 10, 2014

Charles Slate is missing. Anyone who has infomation on his whereabouts is asked to call RCMP.

There is concern for the safety of a missing Shelburne County man who was arrested and released Sept. 9 on child pornography charges

Charles Cecil Slate, 44, from East Green Harbour, hasn’t been seen since Sept. 9 at approximately 5:25 p.m.  His family is very concerned about his current state of mind. Slate was arrested and charged on Sept. 9 by the RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit. He does not have a prior criminal history, and the concern is for his own safety, not that of the public's.

 Slate is described as five-foot-five and 134 pounds, has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing camouflage pants, a plaid zip-up jacket and rubber boots. He is driving a red, four-door 2010 Hyundai Elantra, Nova Scotia license plate DJT-365, and was last seen on Highway 3 in East Green Harbour headed toward Highway 103.

Anyone with information regarding Charles Slate is being asked to call the Shelburne RCMP at (902) 875-2490, or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You may also text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or email Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca .