Charge Laid After Intimate Image Shared Online

Friday September 25th, 2020

Posted at 5:10pm

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Windsor Police have charged an adult male following an investigation involving the digital sharing of an intimate image without consent.

Police say that in mid-August of 2020 they launched an investigation after receiving information that an intimate picture of an adult female had been posted online without her consent.

Officers were able to determine that the photo had been taken roughly 20 years prior while the female had been in a relationship with an adult male. Although the photo had been taken with consent many years ago, the female never gave consent for the photo to be shared.

Detectives were able to identify the adult male who had taken the photo years ago, and then more recently shared it online.

Investigators applied for and received judicial authorization to search a residence in relation to the crime.

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, the suspect from Windsor was arrested without incident.

The male is facing a charge of distribute intimate image without consent.

The charged male is not being identified in effort to protect the identity of the victim.

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