Grimsby man, 27, charged in connection to child pornography
Published May 17, 2023 at 11:20 am
After an investigation throughout the month of April by the Niagara Police’s Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) Unit, a Grimsby man has been charged in connection with child pornography.
Today (May 17), Brandon James Muhlbeier, 27, was charged with one count of possession of child pornography and one count of accessing child pornography.
He is being held in custody for a bail hearing today at the courthouse in St. Catharines.
Members of the public are also encouraged to report crimes anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
The Niagara Regional Police Service is a member of the Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet and conducts investigations into Internet Child Exploitation Offences in partnership with numerous Ontario Police Services. This investigative initiative has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.
Members of the public can report suspicious Internet activities relating to child exploitation to the Niagara Regional Police Service, or online at www.cybertip.ca. Internet safety tips for parents, children and Internet users are also available on the Cybertip website.