Af­ter long in­ves­ti­ga­tion, Port Col­borne man faces child pornog­ra­phy charges

The Standard (St. Catharines) - - Local - THE WEL­LAND TRI­BUNE

Ni­a­gara Re­gional Po­lice have ar­rested a Port Col­borne man fol­low­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the sex­ual ex­ploita­tion of chil­dren.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion, which started last Septem­ber, led po­lice to a home in Port Col­borne.

It has re­sulted in the ar­rest of 35-yearold Joseph Franklin Craw­ford.

He is charged with four counts of pos­ses­sion of child pornog­ra­phy and three counts each of ac­cess­ing child pornog­ra­phy and make avail­able child pornog­ra­phy.

The ac­cused was ar­rested Wed­nes­day and is be­ing held in cus­tody pend­ing the out­come of a Thurs­day bail hear­ing.

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