Timmins man facing child pornography related charges

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A Timmins man is facing charges following an investigation by members of the Timmins Police Service’s Criminal Investigation Section.

The investigation follows reports of inappropriate and sexually explicit behaviour by a 43-year-old male towards a 15-year-old male victim. Information received by police indicates that between June 20 and June 29, 2017, the accused made several advances toward the victim through social media and text messages, as well as in person.

As a result of the investigation, Yves George OUELLETTE, 43, of Timmins faces charges including Luring a Child, Counselling to make child pornography, Arrangement to make Sexual Offence against Child, Sexual Interference, Sexual Assault and Indecent Communication. Ouellette was arrested on June 29 and was held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for, June 30, 2017.