Hearst men face child pornography charges

Provincial Police say two men in Hearst are facing child pornography charges following two separate investigations.

Provincial Police say two men in Hearst are facing child pornography charges following two separate investigations.

In the first investigation, police had assistance from Toronto police officers, who went undercover online. It was through that investigation it was determined a man in Hearst was sharing images of child sexual abuse.

On Wednesday, OPP obtained a search warrant for a Hearst home and found a computer with images. A 53-year-old man has been charged with two counts of child pornography, one count of making child pornography available and one count of accessing child pornography.

The OPP report they searched another home in Hearst, in a separate investigation on Wednesday. They seized a computer, along with other electronic devices. A 33-year-old man has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of making child pornography available.


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