The Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA-JACET) has charged a 22-year-old man with possessing child exploitation material.
It will be alleged between October 2018 and April 2020 the man was in possession of child exploitation material and during the course of their investigation, detectives from the WA-JACET team seized various items belonging to the man.
Analysis of some of the items seized identified numerous videos and images of child exploitation material (categories 1, 2, 4 and 6).
The 22-year-old man of Aveley is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today, 22 May 2020 charged with:-
• Possession of Child Exploitation Material – the maximum penalty for this offence is 7 years’ imprisonment.
The WA-JACET comprises members of the Western Australia Police Force and Australian Federal Police. The Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Teams across the country are Australia’s frontline in tackling, disrupting and prosecuting this insidious industry that causes significant harm to the most vulnerable in our community – our children.
Members of the public who have any information about people involved in child exploitation material are urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.