Man wanted for child porn and drug offences arrested

Langley, B.C., Fugitive Return Program

2024-05-15 10:04 PDT

File # 2024-12773

The Langley RCMP arrested a man wanted on Québec warrants. The man was wanted for multiple charges including possession of child pornography, access to child pornography and production of a controlled substance.

The BC RCMP Fugitive Return Program worked with the Langley RCMP for the arrest and in partnership with the Sûreté du Québec Internet Child Exploitation Unit, the British Columbia Prosecution Service and Québec Crown Prosecutors Office in extending the warrant to BC.

James Kastanis (35) was held in custody and returned to Québec on May 9, 2024.

We are proud of our officers and our partner agencies for all the great work into this investigation. Says Cpl. Brett Urano – spokesperson for the BC RCMP. This arrest was due to the great work amongst multiple agencies to get Kastanis into custody.

The BC Sheriff Service facilitated the man’s return to Québec to face the charges he is accused of.

If you know of a crime or a wanted person please contact your local police.

Released by

Cpl. Brett Urano
Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-4006
Cell: 250-402-3746

Email: brett.urano@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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