A Taber man is facing child pornography charges relating to an investigation from Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT).

After a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, ALERT's Internet Child Exploitation team (ICE), a search was carried out on a home in Taber with help from Taber RCMP.

As a result, 25-year-old Brady Pavka was charged with accessing, possessing, and making available child pornography.

ICE is continuing its investigation and will be carrying out a forensic analysis of seized mobile devices.

The tip that started the investigation centred on images being sent via Snapchat.

Pavka was released from custody and is due in court on November 21.

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