Four Area Residents Face Child Pornography Charges

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:50 AM

Provincial Police released the results of a November initiative on Wednesday to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation on the Internet .

The crackdown was carried out by 26-Ontario police agencies.

OPP say the arrests show the prevalence of online child sexual abuse in Ontario.

A total of 551-charges against 122 individuals, including 11-youth, were laid.

OPP say 31-year-old Eric MacEachern of Sioux Lookout was charged with 4-counts of possession of child pornography, 2-counts of making available child pornography and 1-count of accessing child pornography.

Other area residents charged:

68-year-old Arthur Rule of Kenora: 3-counts of possession of child pornography, 2-counts of making available child pornography, 2-counts accessing child pornography.

23-year-old Ashley Raymer of Thunder Bay: Possession of child pornography, making available child pornography, making child pornography, sexual interference and sexual assault.

38-year-old Stephen Kean of Thunder Bay: Making available child pornography.