Release Date: April 27th, 2020 - 4:38pm
Originator: Detective, Todd Martin, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, 905-465-8983
Contact: D/Constable, Andrew Hulbert, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, 905-465-8974
In February, 2020, members of the Halton Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E.) were made aware of a Facebook user that was using local groups to attempt to make arrangements to sexually assault a child.
As a result of this investigation, Bradley Munroe (56) of Milton was arrested on April 27, 2020 and charged with the following:
It should be noted that the accused used a number of social media applications, and utilized the user names "Brad Munroe" or "BJ".
The accused was held pending a bail hearing.
Halton Regional Police Service reminds parents of the importance of monitoring your child's online social media presence, and having a conversation with them about internet safety and the disclosure of personal information.
Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Todd Martin at 905-465-8983 or Detective Constable Andrew Hulbert at 905-465-8974 of the Halton Regional Police Child Internet Child Exploitation Unit.
These investigations have been funded and made possible through a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something?" Contact "Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca
Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.