On November 17th, 2010, Hamilton Police were contacted by a victim of a sexual assault that happened during the summer of 2004 at a recreational facility in Waterdown. Investigators from the Victims of Crime Unit continued to investigate. During the investigation, Hamilton Police Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) investigators received information that lead to the identification of a suspect, the same suspect identified in the alleged sexual assault.
On January 27th, 2011, at approximately 8:30 a.m., investigators from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant at a home in Waterdown where the suspect was arrested and computer equipment from the home was seized for examination. The man arrested, Anthony BURKE, is expected to appear for a bail hearing today.
Charged: Anthony BURKE, 69 yrs. of Hamilton
Charges: Sexual Assault x 4
Sexual Interference x 4
Invitation to Sexual Touching
Exposure of Genitals
Possession of Child Pornography
Make Available Child Pornography
Make Child Pornography