Release Date: June 19th, 2020 - 7:53am
Originator: D/Sergeant, Crystal Kelly, Regional Investigative Services, 905-825-4747 ext 8965
Contact: Detective, Todd Martin, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, 905-825-4747 extension 8983
The Halton Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E.) were made aware of a user that created multiple accounts on a social media / messaging app to access child sexual abuse material.
As a result of this investigation Ian Twigg (31) of Milton was arrested on June 18, 2020 and charged with possession of child pornography. The accused was held pending a bail hearing.
It should be noted that the accused used a number of social media applications, and utilized several user names including "Tray3757", "eazzy890" and "Toybug90".
Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Todd Martin at 905-465-8983 or D/Cst. Wendy Clayton at 905-465-8984 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 anonymously 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.