Oakville Teacher Arrested for Child Pornography

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​As a result of a child pornography investigation conducted by the Halton Regional Police Service – Internet Child Exploitation Unit, a 52 year-old man from Burlington was arrested on October 17th, 2018.

The suspect is charged with:

  1. Luring a Child Via a Computer (2 counts)
  2. Possession of Child Pornography
  3. Personation with Intent

The victims in this matter were between 12-15 years of age.

The Burlington man is currently employed by the Halton District School Board as an elementary school teacher at Joshua Creek PS in Oakville, and had previously been a hockey coach with:

  1. Burlington Girls Hockey Club (2010-2015),
  2. Burlington City Rep Hockey Club (2005-2006)
  3. Flamborough Girls Hockey Club (2016-2017)

Investigators have determined that the accused was communicating with the victim’s online via Facebook, Instagram and Omegle, using the name: Cody Clarke and @clarkie1833

The accused was held pending a bail hearing.


Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation of Child Pornography is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Chris Newcombe 905-465-8965 or Detective Todd Martin 905-465-8983 of the Halton Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E.).

These investigations have been funded and made possible through a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something?” Contact “Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law


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