Hamilton Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography
A 56-year-old Hamilton man has been charged with possession of child pornography after police investigated his workplace electronic equipment.
In September of 2019, the Hamilton Police Service – Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) initiated an investigation after being contacted by the security department of a local business wishing to report one of their employees.
A search warrant was executed and a number of devices capable of storing digital media were seized. Investigators categorized the media files and found that the suspect was in possession of over 500 digital media files of child pornography.
The suspect was arrested on Monday, October 28, 2019, and was later released on a recognizance of bail.
- Eduardas POVILAUSKAS, 56-years-old, from Hamilton
- Possession of Child Pornography
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 any information that you believe could assist with these investigations into these crimes you are asked to contact any member of the ICE unit by calling 905-540-5247.
If you have any information in regards to this individual or incident you can provide information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com