Child porn charges follow raid on home

A man has been charged with child abuse material offences after detectives searched a home at Shoalhaven Heads on Wednesday.

As part of their ongoing investigations into the possession, production and dissemination of online child abuse material, detectives executed a search warrant on the home at Shoalhaven Heads just after 7am on Wednesday.

Police seized a number of items, including lap top and desk top computers, a tablet, a mobile telephone, and electronic storage devices.

A 55-year-old man was arrested at his workplace in Sydney just after 10am and taken to Sydney City Police Station.

He was charged with one count each of using a carriage service for child pornography material; and possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child pornography material for use through a carriage service.

He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Nowra Local Court on January 15.

The Sex Crimes Squad regularly conducts investigations into the sexual abuse and exploitation of children facilitated through the internet and related telecommunications devices. Anyone with information on child exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.

southcoastregister.com.au

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