Hamilton Man Faces Multiple Internet Child Exploitation Charges
Ryan Batchelor, 37-years-of- age, from Hamilton has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.
In February 2019, the Hamilton Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit began an investigation into an individual in possession of child pornography. The male suspect was identified as residing in Hamilton and a search warrant was executed at his dwelling on Thursday, October 31, 2019, by members of the Hamilton ICE Unit, Technological Crime Unit and Division 10 Uniform Patrol.
A 37-year-old male was arrested, charged and brought before the courts. A forensic examination of devices capable of storing digital media is ongoing and it is possible that further charges may be filed.
- Ryan BATCHELOR (37 years) of Hamilton
- Possession of Child Pornography x 2
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