Members of the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit along with members of the Technological Crime Unit, and Patrol officers executed a search warrant at home on Upper Ottawa Street in Hamiltonyesterday after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) regarding an individual alleged to be uploading videos/images of child pornography to Cloud Storage. The investigation was started by a report made to Cybertips who then forwarded the information to the NCECC, which in turn provided the Hamilton Police Service with the information. A local investigation then began and resulted in today’s arrest.
Charged: Brendan Anthony, 33 yrs of age of Hamilton
Charges: Possession of Child Pornography
Hamilton Police are continuing their investigation with a detailed forensic examination of the computers and devices seized from the residence.
Anthony appeared for a bail hearing yesterday.