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Peterborough Man Charged With Child Pornography Offences After Tip From National Center For Missing And Exploited Children

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 31-year-old Peterborough man is facing child pornography charges after an investigation.

Earlier this year, Peterborough Police received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and on June 17th, 2021, officers executed a search warrant at a Peterborough residence locating and seizing various electronics.

On October 7th, 2021, after an investigation, Justin Doucette, 31 of Peterborough was arrested, charged with:

  • Possession of child pornography
  • Accessing child pornography

During the examination of the devices officers learned that the accused had also distributed intimate videos without consent.

As a result, the accused was also charged with:

  • Distribution of Intimate Images

The accused appeared in court on October 7, 2021 at which time he was held in custody and will appear in court today, October 8, 2021.

The Peterborough Police is a member of the Provincial Strategy to protect children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the internet. This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

 

 

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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