Hamilton police need the public's help to find a local fugitive facing child pornography charges.

Joseph Scott Lewis, 56, is wanted on warrants for failing to appear in court and surety revocation, Hamilton Police Service said in a media release.

He was facing charges of possession of child pornography, production of child pornography and importation of child pornography.

Lewis was initially arrested in November and released. His bail was revoked in late December, and he missed a subsequent court appearance.

Police describe him as:

  • A white male.
  • 56-years-old.
  • About 5'7" and 163 pounds with a medium build.
  • Having grey hair and green eyes.

Anyone who knows of Lewis's whereabouts should notify the police fugitive apprehension unit at 905-546-8911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.