Members of the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit along with members of the Technological Crime Unit, and Patrol officers executed a search warrant on the west mountain on March 19th, after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) regarding an individual alleged to be sharing videos/images of child pornography on the internet. The investigation was started by a division of the Russian Police who then forwarded the information to the NCECC which in turn provided the Hamilton Police Service with the information. A local investigation was started into the matter that resulted in today’s warrant.
Charged: 48 yr old male and 41 yr old female
Charges: – Possession of Child Pornography
– Make Child Pornography
Hamilton Police are continuing their investigation with a detailed forensic examination of the computers and devices seized from the residence.
Bail Hearing was held on March 20th.