A 20-year-old North Bay man was arrested and charged with distributing an intimate image without consent.
Police say the accused, Alexander Perron, was on an anonymous website advertising that he had several images of females to trade back on June 26th of 2017.
The accused was arrested after communicating with an undercover police account and sending intimate images of a female victim.
A Samsung cell phone was seized at the time of his arrest and a Search Warrant was obtained to search for evidence pertaining to the victim as well as further victims.
Police also found many intimate images of numerous other females, during a search of Perron’s cell phone.
An underage victim was also identified. Evidence was located on Perron’s phone showing that he had distributed intimate images of the underage female through his email.
The photos of the victim meet the criminal code definition of Child Pornography.
As a result of this incident, Perron was re-arrested and further charged with another count of the distribution of an intimate image, possession of child pornography and the distribution of child pornography.
He was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of November 7th, 2017.