A 33-year-old man was arrested and charged on Wednesday in connection with child pornography offenses in Drummondville, Center-du-Quebec.
Pierrot Fortin appeared by videoconference at the Drummondville courthouse. He must face charges of acquiring, possessing and distributing child pornography, according to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).
It was investigators specializing in the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet from the SQ who arrested him in the morning. They were assisted by members of the Cybercrime Investigation Division.
The accused’s home was searched and the police seized computer equipment.
Any information on Pierrot Fortin and his alleged actions can be communicated to the SQ’s Central Criminal Information Center at 1 800 659-4264.
It should be noted that the general public is invited to report any situation of sexual exploitation of young people on the Internet to the address cyberaide.ca.