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Child exploitation charges, Earlville


A 53-year-old Cairns man will face multiple charges after police conducted an emergent search at his Mulgrave Road residence on October 7.

Officers seized mobile phones and computer equipment as a result of the search.

Following investigations, detectives charged the man on Saturday with possessing child exploitation material, possession of dangerous drugs, failing to comply with reporting conditions and two counts of using a carriage service to access child abuse material.

He is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on November 3.