Busted by cyber crime unit in separate investigations
On Aug. 30, a 52-year-old man allegedly communicated with a girl under the age of 14 for the purpose of having sex. The man attended a location in the city of Greater Sudbury to meet the girl and was arrested by officers of the cyber crime unit and other plainclothes units.
Police seized a computer as a result of further investigation, and the accused attended bail court on Aug. 31 and was subsequently released.
On Sept. 4, a 28-year-old man allegedly communicated with a female under the age of 14 for the purpose of having sex. He also attended a location in the city of Greater Sudbury to meet the girl with whom he chatted, but instead found officers of the cyber crime unit and plain clothes units waiting to arrest him.
Electronic devices used in the offence were seized. The accused was scheduled to attend bail court Sept. 5.
Greater Sudbury Police Service's cyber crime unit is part of the Ontario Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet which has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the Ministry of the Attorney General.
Greater Sudbury Police has released the names of the suspects, and they can be found by going to www.gsps.ca.