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Peterborough man facing child pornography charges

A 36-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with possessing and making available child pornography after police say they seized numerous files during a search warrant at his home.  

On the morning of May 24, 2017 members of the Peterborough Police Service executed a search warrant at a Benson Avenue residence in Peterborough after an ongoing investigation. Several electronic files of child pornography that had been downloaded were located and the accused was immediately arrested according to police.

36 year old Joshua Messier  of Benson Avenue, is charged with possession of child pornography, importing, selling to possessing for the purpose of distribution or sale of any child pornography.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on May 24, 2017.

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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