Child Exploitation and Pornography Charges Include Thunder Bay Woman

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THUNDER BAY – TORONTO – Toronto Police are outlining a serious case of child exploitation and child pornography.

The case involves a woman from Thunder Bay, along with two other woman and a man.

Toronto Police Sex Crimes Unit – Child Exploitation Section Inspector Pauline Gray and Detective Mike Sabadin briefed the media on arrests made as part of an investigation into the making and distributing of child sexual abuse image.

On Monday, April 25, 2016, as part of an investigation into the attempt distribution of child sexual abuse images, members of the Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes Child Exploitation Section executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the west end of Toronto.

It is alleged that:

– during the execution of the search warrant, officers located evidence that a man and a woman were engaged in the sexual abuse of children and animals

– they made, possessed, and distributed online, child sexual abuse images and videos

Jason (a.k.a. Byrd) Dickens, 45, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1) Four counts of Possession of Child Pornography
2) Six counts of Access Child Pornography
3) Four counts of Make Available Child Pornography
4) Three counts of Make Child Pornography
5) Sexual Assault
6) Invitation to Sexual Touching
7) Bestiality

It is further alleged that:

– Dickens used the screen names and email addresses Retodeviant, Byrd_Dawg, Sir Dirk, retrodeviant@gmail.com, retrodeviantdawg@gmail.com, retrodeviant2004@hotmail.com, angrybyrdrigs@gmail.com, and Byrd_D@hotmail.com

– he frequented collarspace.com, fetlife.com, bondage.com, and slavefarm.com

Dylan Anne McEwen, 31, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1) Two counts of Possession of Child Pornography
2) Three counts of Make Child Pornography
3) Two counts of Sexual Assault
4) Invitation to Sexual Touching
5) Bestiality
6) Access Child Pornography

It is further alleged that:

– McEwen used the screen names and email addresses Doll, Dirty Doll, pretty_bitter_pill@hotmail.com, and dirtyslavedoll@yahoo.com

Both are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10 a.m., courtroom J.

As a result of this investigation, including the analysis of devices found during the search warrant, it is further alleged that:

– between January 2000 and January 2006, Jason Dickens met a woman online and in person

– they engaged in the sexual abuse of a child

– they made, possessed, and distributed online, child sexual abuse images and videos

A woman, 57, of London, has been charged with:

1) Two counts of Sexual Assault
2) Two counts of Sexual Interference
3) Two counts of Invitation to Sexual Touching
4) Two counts of Make Child Pornography
5) Distribute Child Pornography
6) Possess Child Pornography

She is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, October 6, 2016, 10 a.m., courtroom J.

Jason Dickens faces additional charges in relation to this case. They are:

1) Sexual Assault
2) Sexual Interference
3) Invitation to Sexual Touching
4) Make Child Pornography
5) Access Child Pornography
6) Possess Child Pornography

It is further alleged that:

– Jason Dickens met another woman online and in person

– they made a child sexual abuse video

Tina Ewen, twenty-five years of age, of Thunder Bay, has been charged by Thunder Bay Police Service with:

1) Make Child Pornography

She is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Thunder Bay.

No other information will be released in order to protect the identity of the victims, all of whom have been rescued and interviewed by police.

Police are concerned there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mike Sabadin at 416-808-7707, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

Reporting can also be made at Canada’s National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children at www.cybertip.ca.

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