The woman who took on Canadacreep

Metro Canada (Ottawa) - - Canada/world - El­iz­a­beth Cameron

A Cal­gary woman who sparked en-masse re­port­ing of the voyeuris­tic Canadacreep Twit­ter ac­count to au­thor­i­ties says she was disgusted to hear the sus­pect in the case faces ad­di­tional charges re­lated to child pornog­ra­phy.

Jef­frey Robert Wil­liamson, 42, is ac­cused of film­ing women with­out their knowl­edge and post­ing the im­ages on­line un­der the Twit­ter han­dle “Canadacreep.”

He was charged last week with three counts each of voyeurism and pub­li­ca­tion of voyeuris­tic record­ings in re­la­tion to three al­leged in­ci­dents and later re­leased on bail, but free­dom would be short-lived. Cal­gary po­lice an­nounced Wil­liams was ar­rested again on Fri­day and charged Satur­day with pos­ses­sion of child pornog­ra­phy and ac­cess­ing child pornog­ra­phy.

Twit­ter user Jes­sica Phillips brought the ac­count to the at­ten­tion of pop­u­lar Cal­gary so­cial me­dia fig­ure @Crack­macs last week. Crack­macs urged its fol­low­ers to report the self-ti­tled creep to Cal­gary po­lice and just one day later, the ac­count — which had more than 17,000 fol­low­ers — was shut down and po­lice an­nounced the ini­tial voyeurism charges.

Phillips said she was “just re­lieved” to know her ac­tions may led to a voyeur be­ing taken off the street.

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