Police charge man over child abuse material – Belmont

A man will face court today charged with allegedly filming and possessing child abuse material in the state’s Lake Macquarie region.

In June 2019, detectives from Lake Macquarie Police District commenced an investigation after a number of images were allegedly located on a laptop.

On Wednesday 3 July 2019, police executed a search warrant at a Belmont home and located and seized mobile phones, computers and external storage devices.

Following extensive inquiries, about 9.40am today (Tuesday 5 November 2019), Lake Macquarie detectives attended the Belmont home and arrested a 37-year-old man.

He was taken to Belmont Police Station and charged with two counts of possess child abuse material, film persons private parts and possess ammunition without permit.

He was refused bail to appear at Belmont Local Court today (Tuesday 5 November 2019).

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