Child Pornography Charges Laid in Thunder Bay

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THUNDER BAY – A 27-year-old man was remanded in custody in Thunder Bay following charges for child pornography.

Thunder Bay Police Service Cyber Crime Unit officers report that they made an arrest in connection to an ongoing investigation linked to the making available and possession of child pornography.

The police investigation began in June when officers identified a number of suspicious files being shared by a Thunder Bay user via a torrent peer-to-peer network.

The police investigation found the files being shared included images and videos consistent with child pornography.

As a result of their ongoing investigation, police were able to execute a search warrant on a residence in the 500 block of Hartland Street on Tuesday, July 30.

During the search investigators located and seized devices that contained images of child pornography.

Justin Myles ANSELMO, 27, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Making Available Child Pornography, Possession of Child Pornography and Accessing Child Pornography.

He appeared in court Wednesday and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.