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Man Faces Child Pornography Charges,
Danny Lawrence, 30

Broadcast time: 11:30
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Unit: 23 Division
Phone: 416-808-8500
Case #: 2020-2050004

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made in a child pornography investigation.

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, as part of an investigation into the distribution of child sexual abuse material, members of the Toronto Police Service's Child Exploitation Section executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the Finch Avenue West and Martin Grove Road area.

It is alleged that:

- a man accessed, possessed and distributed child sexual abuse material

Danny Lawrence, 30, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with:

1) two counts of Possession Child Pornography
2) two counts of Access Child Pornography
3) distribute Child Pornography

He is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Toronto West Courts, 2201 Finch Avenue West, Room 206.

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 or Google Play.

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

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Michael Sabadin, Sex Crimes - Child Exploitation Section for Detective Sergeant Paul Krawczyk, Sex Crimes