(SELWYN TOWNSHIP, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made an arrest in relation to child luring in the County of Peterborough.
On October 8, 2020 members of the Peterborough County OPP Crime Unit assisted by the OPP Child Sexual Exploitation Unit (CSEU) began an investigation in to the luring of a person under 16 years of age. The suspect was arrested on October 21, 2020.
Jason ADAMS (age 38) of Peterborough, Ontario is charged with:
Luring a person under 16 years of age by means of telecommunication
The accused appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough for a bail hearing on October 22, 2020.
The Ontario Provincial Police will continue to aggressively identify and pursue individuals who use technology to exploit children.
Parents are reminded to take a proactive approach to help protect their children from online sexual exploitation by speaking with their children regarding internet safety. Parents can find resources to assist them at cybertip.ca.
If you have information regarding internet child exploitation and wish to provide information anonymously you can contact Crime Stoppers at stopcrimehere.ca. Reporting information may also be made on the internet through cybertip.ca.
Anyone who may have had similar contact with the accused person or anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Peterborough County OPP Crime Unit at 705-742-0401 or the OPP non-emergency line at 1-888-310-1122.