76yo man charged with having child exploitation material

A 76-YEAR-OLD man is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court in May, accused of accessing child exploitation material online.  

Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) officers raided a Strathdickie property, north of Proserpine, on Wednesday, where they allegedly found a computer with child exploitation images and movies.  

They arrested the man and alleged he also used peer-to-peer computer software to access the material on the internet.  

He has been charged with possessing child exploitation material and using a carriage service to access child pornography.  

The man has been issued a notice to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court in May, where he is also due to face a charge of unlawful possession of a weapon.  

More at the ABC.

Topics:  child exploitation material court crime police proserpine whitsundays

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