Thessalon man faces child pornography charges


(THESSALON, ON) – On June 29, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Algoma Detachment, the East Algoma Crime Unit, and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service Technological Crime Unit, arrested and charged a Thessalon man following a child pornography investigation.

A search warrant executed at the man’s residence led to the seizure of numerous electronic devices for further forensic examination.

Anthony BROADBENT, 22 years of age, of Thessalon, Ontario was charged with the following offences: 

  • Possession of Child Pornography, contrary to section 163.1(4) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Imports, Distributes, Sells, or Possess for the purpose of distribution or sale of Child Pornography, contrary to section 163.1(3) of the CC

The accused has been held in custody pending a bail hearing in Blind River, Ontario on June 30, 2017.