Niagara Falls man charged with three counts of child pornography

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Published October 7, 2021 at 9:36 am

A nine-month investigation by the Niagara Police’s Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) Unit has seen a Niagara Falls man busted on child pornography charges.

After the extensive investigation, yesterday (October 6) police charged Adam James Mealing, 32, with one count of possession of child pornography, one count of accessing child pornography and one count of making child pornography.

Mealing is being held in custody pending a bail hearing, taking place today through video at the Robert S.K. Welch 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.

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.

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