Child pornography trial postponed

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A two-day trial for a man accused of accessing and possessing child pornography was scheduled to begin today but has now been rescheduled for November.

Bernard White — Photo by Rosie Gillingham/The Telegram

That’s because the lawyer for Bernard White, 69, will be filing a charter application.

Judge Colin Flynn agreed to instead hold a one-day trial on Nov. 3 at St. John’s provincial court.

White, who lives in St. John’s, was initially charged last year as part of an international child pornography bust spanning more than 50 countries. Hundreds of arrests were made, including 108 in Canada.

St. John’s defence lawyer Rosellen Sullivan is representing White, who was initially one of two men charged in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Charges were later dropped against the other man.

Geographic location: Newfoundland and Labrador.Charges

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