Niagara-on-the-Lake man arrested on child pornography charges

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Published October 23, 2021 at 9:10 pm

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Police have made an arrest following an investigation into the sexual exploitation of a child.

The investigation, conducted by members of the Niagara Regional Police Service’s 2 District uniform patrol and Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) Unit, led police to arrest 39-year-old Weston Thomas Nesbitt from Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Nesbitt is charged with the following:

  • One Count of Possession of Child Pornography contrary to section 163.1(4) of the Criminal Code
  • One Count of Making Child Pornography contrary to section 163.1(2) of the Criminal Code of Canada
  • One Count of Making Child Pornography Available contrary to section 163.1(3) of the Criminal Code

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing by video which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 24.

Residents are encouraged to report crimes anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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