Since the arrest of James “Jamie” Doucette on August 24, 2021, Detectives from our Internet Child Exploitation Unit have continued to investigate information related to the initial investigation.

As a result, James Doucette has also been charged with the following offences:

•  Sexual Interference x3

•  Sexual Assault (child) x3

•  Sexual Assault (adult)

•  Invitation to Sexual Touching x2

•  Sexual Exploitation

•  Sexual Exploitation x2

•  Forcible Confinement

Due to the sensitive nature of the investigation and in order to protect the identities of the Survivors no further information can be provided as a Publication Ban has been issued by the Justice of the Peace.

Investigators believe that there may be additional Survivors. Members of the community who have information relating to this investigation are asked to contact Detective Constable Kerr at 705-675-9171 extension 4751.


In May of 2021, the Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) Unit of the Greater Sudbury Police Service initiated an investigation into child pornography being made available online by a local resident.

On August 24, 2021 the I.C.E. and Computer Forensics Units executed a Search Warrant at a residence in Greater Sudbury with the assistance of Emergency Response and Intelligence Units.

Following the execution of the Search Warrant, 43 year old James “Jamie” Doucette of Greater Sudbury was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Access Child Pornography x3
  • Possess Child Pornography x3
  • Make Child Pornography Available x3
  • Assault Police with the Intent to Resist Arrest x2
  • Obstruct Police
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device x2

James Doucette will appear in Bail Court on August 25, 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.