Greater Sudbury Police executed a search warrant at a Greater Sudbury residence on March 6th, 2019, where computers, cell phones and storage devices were seized.
In February 2019, two separate websites reported that a Greater Sudbury resident was distributing Child Pornography by streaming content to other users of the websites. The investigations were forwarded to the Greater Sudbury Police Service Cyber Crime Unit with the assistance of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in the United States and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) National Child Exploitation Coordination Center (NCECC).
On March 6, 2019 a Search Warrant was executed at a Greater Sudbury residence where computers, cell phones and storage devices were seized. Evidence of Child Pornography was located during an initial forensic preview.
41 year old, Roch Millette of Hanmer was arrested and charged with the following offences:
Possession of Child Pornography x3 – Section 163.1(4) of the Criminal Code of Canada
Distributing Child Pornography x2 – Section 163.1(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada
Roch Millette attended Bail Court on March 7 and 8, 2019 to answer to the charges. He was released on a Recognizance of Bail with a number of conditions and his next Court appearance is March 22, 2019.
The Greater Sudbury Police Service Cyber Crime Unit is part of the Ontario Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet which has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the Ministry of the Attorney General
"These charges have yet to be proven in a Court of law, and all accused individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty"