Kanata man charged with child pornography offences

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) received a third party complaint On Friday July 12, that a Kanata man had images of child pornography stored on his cell phone.

Subsequent investigation and authorized forensic examination of the cell phone confirmed the allegation.

Today, July 16, the ICE Unit charged Christopher Keating, 42, of Kanata, with possession of child pornography contrary to s. 163.1(4) of the Criminal Code.

He was to appear in show cause court this afternoon.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police app.

For more information on how to protect children from child sexual abuse and exploitation, please visit www.protectchildren.ca<http://www.protectchildren.ca/>

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