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Man arrested in Child Sexual Abuse Material Investigation,
Ryan Simpson, 45

Broadcast time: 14:30
Thursday, October 4, 2018

33 Division

Case #: 2018-1825204

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, members of the Toronto Police Service Child Exploitation Section executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area.

It is alleged that:

- a man possessed, accessed and made available child sexual abuse material over the internet

Ryan Simpson, 45, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1. Two counts of Possession of Child Pornography
2. Two counts of Access Child Pornography
3. Make available Child Pornography

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 2 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Earle Davies, Sex Crimes– Child Exploitation Section