For Immediate Release / October 27, 2020

RCMP - Crime Stoppers - Male Charged with Sexual Exploitation

St Albert RCMP arrested a 41 year old male in connection with an investigation dealing with Sexual Exploitation, Child Pornography, Making Sexually Explicit Material and Child Luring that allegedly occurred between October 2017 and March 2020.

The accused began communicating with a female, who was 15 years old at the time, via text messaging, social media and in person.  The accused asked the female victim to make sexually explicit material and met her on several occasions for sexual purposes.

As a result of the investigation, Russell Drury (41) of St. Albert, Alta. is charged with the following offences:

  •        Sexual Exploitation
  •        Making Sexual Explicit Material available to a Child
  •        Child Luring (X2)

Following a Judicial Hearing, Russell Drury was release from custody with numerous conditions.

If anyone has information regarding this incident or any other crime please contact the St. Albert RCMP Detachment at 780-458-7700 or their local police.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play.

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Last edited: October 27, 2020