09/17/2015 23:44 EDT | Updated 09/17/2016 01:12 EDT

New Jersey teacher facing charges of enticing 13-year-old Calgary boy

CALGARY — A New Jersey high school teacher is facing charges after an alleged online incident involving a Calgary child.

The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team joined forces with Calgary Police and United States Homeland Security to make the arrest after a year-long investigation.

Police allege a suspect met the 13-year-old Calgary child through an online gaming community, and he eventualy paid the child in exchange for sexually explicit images and video chats.

David N. Adams, 29, of Branchburg, N.J., faces a count of online enticement for a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.

According to the U.S. Attorney, a conviction on that charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of ten years in prison, a maximum potential of life in prison and a fine of $250,000.



The Canadian Press