Man Arrested after Kingston Police Launch Child Pornography Investigation
Release Date: March 8, 2018
A 27-year-old local man has been arrested after an investigation into the sharing of child pornography.
On February 28, 2018 a Detective with the Kingston Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit began an investigation into suspected online sharing of child pornography. The investigation lead to a Kingston address which police were aware the accused was associated with. The accused was found to be on Prohibition order with a condition not to access the internet or any other digital network.
On March 7, 2018 Kingston Detectives tracked the accused to an address in Brockville. The accused was located outside and during the arrest he threw a cellphone in his possession against the front of the residence. Inside the residence officers located and seized another cellphone and several digital storage devices.
The accused was transported to Kingston police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
A forensic examination of the digital devices revealed images believed to meet the Criminal Code definition of child pornography.
The accused was charged with make child porn available, possess child pornography, access child pornography, and breach prohibition.
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