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Man, 30, faces charges in investigation of
child sexual abuse material

Broadcast time: 17:55
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

54 Division

Case #: 2016-1513280

On Friday, March 10, 2017, members of the TPS Sex Crimes Child Exploitation Section executed two search warrants. One was in the Donlands Avenue and Danforth Avenue area and one was at the Defence Establishment of Base Borden in Simcoe County.

It is alleged that:

- a man accessed and possessed child sexual abuse material

Robert Kohlsmith, 30, of Toronto, was arrested.

He has been charged with:

1) Possession Child Pornography
2) Access Child Pornography

He appeared in court at Old City Hall on Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10 a.m., room 101.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at,, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave a Tip on Facebook.

Reporting can also be made at Canada’s National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children at

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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Inspector Pauline Gray, Sex Crimes