Two Hamilton men facing child pornography-related charges

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Published October 30, 2020 at 2:04 pm

Two Hamilton men were arrested and face child pornography-related charges, police announced Friday.

The Hamilton Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit says it raided two “dwellings” in the month of October, resulting in the arrest of 57-year-old Anthony Patrick McCready and 39-year-old Jeremy Jacob Thelen.

McCready was charged with:

  • Distribution of Child Pornography
  • Making Child Pornography Readily Available x 2
  • Possession of Child Pornography x 3

Thelen was charged with:

  • Distribution of Child Pornography
  • Making Child Pornography Readily Available
  • Possession of Child Pornography x 2

“A forensic examination of seized devices, capable of storing digital media, is ongoing and it is possible that further charges may be filed,” according to Hamilton Police.

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