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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: March 6, 2019
Occurrence Type: 33-year-old Barrie man charged with child pornography
Occurrence #: BA19005060
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 9:53am

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, members of the Barrie Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit arrested a 33-year-old Barrie man following a lengthy child pornography investigation.

In September of 2017, Investigators received a tip concerning the uploading of child pornography.  A lengthy investigation led to the execution of several warrants and the seizure of two (2) devices, which were forensically analysed.

The accused has been charged with; Accessing Child Pornography, Possession of Child Pornography, Distributing Child Pornography and Making Child Pornography. He will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.03.06
 

The Barrie Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit is a partner within Ontario’s “Provincial Strategy” to protect children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the internet.  This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.