Child pornography warrant executed, 49 year-old Hamilton man charged


On Wednesday August 2nd, 2017, members from the Hamilton Police Service Internet Child Exploitation and Technological Crime Units executed a search warrant at a residence in the East End of Hamilton.

Investigators concluded an investigation into the internet activity of a user uploading images of child pornography to a private online account.  A 49 year old Hamilton man was arrested for two counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

James Ian TORBETT was charged: Possession of Child Pornography x 2

Police have opposed his bail.                        

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 Community Safety and Correctional Services.                            

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Jeremy Miller by calling 905-540-5247.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at