Hamilton, Ontario,
18
October
2019
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19:19
America/New_York

Hamilton Man Charged with Internet Child Exploitation Offences

The Hamilton Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit conducted an investigation into an individual distributing child pornography to other users of an online text-based chat application. The male was identified as being a resident of Hamilton and on Thursday, October 10, 2019, members of the ICE Unit, Technological Crime Unit, and uniform patrol executed a search warrant at a Hamilton residence.

A 27-year-old man was arrested, charged, and was brought before the courts. A forensic examination of the seized electronic devices is ongoing and it is possible that further charges may be filed.

CHARGED

  • Alexander DZONOV (27 years) of Hamilton

CHARGES 

  • Distribution of Child Pornography
  • Accessing Child Pornography
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Failure to Comply with a Probation Order

The Hamilton Police Service is a member of the Ontario Provincial Strategy to Combat Internet Child Exploitation. This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

If you have information in regards to this individual or incident you can contact a member of the Hamilton Police Service’s Internet Child Exploitation Unit at (905) 540-5247 or if you wish to provide information anonymously, by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.