On March 24, 2021, our Internet Child Exploitation and Computer Forensics Units assisted by our Emergency Response and Intelligence Units executed a Search Warrant at a residence in Greater Sudbury.

As a result of the investigation, 24 year old Jessie Bernard was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Make Child Pornography x2
  • Access Child Pornography x2
  • Possess Child Pornography x5
  • Distribute Child Pornography x4
  • Luring a Child Under 18 to Commit the Offence of Make Child Pornography x2

He will appear in Bail Court today, March 31, 2021 to answer to the charges.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit is part of the Ontario Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet.  This has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Ministry of the Attorney General.

Cybertip.ca is Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. Tips from the public can help protect children from sexual abuse. Canadians are encouraged to report concerns to Cybertip.ca if someone they know may be victimizing children online. For more information on addressing child victimization or to report concerns visit cybertip.ca.