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16-Year-Old From Brighton Facing Child Pornography Charges

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Northumberland OPP has laid charges relating to child pornography after a ten-month investigation.

On January 24, 2023, the Northumberland OPP were sent to a property in the Municipality of Brighton where reports of non-consensual distribution of intimate images were provided. At that point, an investigation was initiated which spanned approximately ten months.

On November 22, 2023, the Northumberland OPP Crime Unit arrested a 16-year-old from Brighton as a result of the investigation.

The individual, who cannot be named due to the provisions under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), was charged with the following:

  • Possession of child pornography
  • Voyeurism
  • Distributing intimate images without consent – two counts
  • Obtaining property by false pretence – under $5000 – two counts.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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