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
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:
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.