Brantford man arrested for accessing and possessing child pornography

On Tuesday August 29, 2017, as a result of an ongoing investigation, the Internet Child Exploitation Unit of the Brantford Police Service arrested Shawn Minnie, 28 years old, of Brantford for two offences of Accessing and one offence of Possession of Child Pornography.

On June 8, 2017 police executed a search warrant at Mr. Minnie`s residence located on Terrace Hill Street.  Several electronic devices were seized from his residence. 

Later, police forensically examined Mr. Minnie`s electronic devices and located child pornography images and videos on them.  On August 29, 2017, Mr. Minnie turned himself in to the police and he was held for a bail hearing in relation to the charges.   

Anyone with information relating to internet sexual crimes against children is urged to call Detective Balbir Singh of the Brantford Police Service ICE Section at 519-756-0113 ext. 3337.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a webtip may be submitted at: