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Media Release

Release Date: October 2nd, 2020 - 12:40pm

Originator: Detective, Todd Martin, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, 905-825-4747 ext 8983

Contact: Detective, Todd Martin, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, 905-825-4747 extension 8983

Location: Oakville


Oakville Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

​The Halton Regional Police Service - Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E.) was made aware of a user that that was accessing child sexual abuse material on the internet.

As a result of this investigation Paul Blans (57) of Oakville, was arrested on October 2, 2020 and charged with:

  • Possession of Child Pornography (2 counts)
  • Access Child Pornography
  • Obstruct Police

The accused was held pending a bail hearing.

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. Kathy Walker at 905-465-8986 of the Halton Regional Police - 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.​