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Man, 32, faces five charges in
child sexual abuse material investigation,
Victoria Park Avenue and Dawes Road area

Broadcast time: 06:23
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sex Crimes

Case #: 2017-3086080

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, members of Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes Child Exploitation executed a search warrant in the Victoria Park Avenue and Dawes Road area, in relation to an investigation into the uploading of child sexual abuse images

It is alleged that:

- during the execution of the search warrant, officers located a quantity of images and videos of children being sexually abused

Jason Banks, 32, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1) two counts of possession of Child Pornography
2) two counts of Access Child Pornography
3) Make Available Child Pornography

He was scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 2 p.m., courtroom 501.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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

This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Michael Sabadin, Sex Crimes Child Exploitation