A Timmins man is facing multiple child pornography-related charges following a collaborative two month online investigation between the Timmins Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police.

On November 29th, 2017, as part of the ongoing investigation, members of the Timmins Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police Child Sexual Exploitation Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police Technological Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Timmins.  As a result, Zachary PARADIS, 40, of Timmins faces charges of:

  • Make Available Child Pornography
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Accessing Child Pornography; and
  • Breach of Recognizance

Paradis was held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for December 1, 2017.

Please note that in regards to this file, the court has imposed a Section 486.4(1) publication ban, which prohibits the publication of information that could identify a complainant or witness in a sexual offence.

The Timmins Police Service is a proud partner agency of the Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation on the Internet. Operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, www.cybertip.ca is a website the public can visit at any time to report any incidents involving the online sexual exploitation of children.