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Child Sexual Abuse Material investigation,
Birchmount Road and Danforth Road area,
Arrest made,
James Richardson, 51



Broadcast time: 16:00
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Sex Crimes
416-808-8500

Case #: 2020-1606260


On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, as part of an investigation into the possession of child sexual abuse material, members of the Toronto Police Service's Child Exploitation Section executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the Birchmount Road and Danforth Road area.

It is alleged that:

- a man accessed and possessed child sexual abuse material

James Richardson, 51, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with:

1) Two counts of Possession Child Pornography
2) Two counts of Access Child Pornography

He was scheduled to appear at Toronto East Courts, on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Toronto East Courts, Room 412.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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 or Google Play.

Reporting can also be made at Canada's National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children at www.cybertip.ca.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Brendan Alexa, Sex Crimes– Child Exploitation Section for Detective Sergeant Paul Krawczyk, Sex Crimes