Thunder Bay man charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 13:30
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-10-09

Police on Thursday arrested an 18-year-old Thunder Bay man in connection with an ongoing investigation into possession of child pornography.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Cyber Crimes Unit began an investigation on Monday, Aug. 24 into the possible uploading of files related to child pornography by a local Internet user.

An investigation identified a suspect’s address.

A search warrant was obtained and executed by Cyber Crimes Unit officers, with assistance from Community Oriented Response (COR) Unit officers, at a residential address in the 500 block of Dublin Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 8.

When officers entered the home they located and seized an electronic device that contained child pornography. The male suspect was identified and subsequently arrested. Other devices were also seized as part of the ongoing investigation.

Austin David DOLPH, 18, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Possession of Child Pornography.

He was released with conditions and a future appearance date of Nov. 24, 2020.


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