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Man charged in Child Sexual Abuse Material Investigation,
Sheppard Avenue East and Washburn Way area

Broadcast time: 09:00
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sex Crimes

Case #: 2019-1740487

On Wednesday, September 11 2019, members of the Toronto Police Service, Sex Crimes - Child Exploitation Section, executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the Sheppard Avenue East and Washburn Way area.

As a result of the evidence gathered by police, Edwin Subia, 32, of Toronto, was arrested.

It is alleged that:

- the accused possessed, accessed and made available child sexual abuse material over the internet.

It is further alleged that:

- he had attempted to destroy evidence during the execution of the search warrant.

He has been charged with:

1) Possession of Child Pornography
2) Access Child Pornography
3) Make available Child Pornography
4) Obstruct peace officer

He was scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Wednesday September 11, 2019, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Earle Davies, Sex Crimes – Child Exploitation Section