On March 25th, 2015, after a seven month Investigation, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, with the assistance of the Niagara Regional Police Service Technological Crimes Unit and The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad, arrested 46 year old Port Colborne resident Todd Albert KLACKO. Subsequent to the arrest a Criminal Code Search Warrant was executed on a Port Colborne residence.
According to police, Todd Albert KLACKO has been charged with two counts of luring a child who he believed to be under the age of sixteen years, and one count of making available sexually explicit material to a person who is, or he believed to be under the age of 16 years.
Mr. KLACKO was arrested in the Welland area and is being held for a bail hearing to take place in St.Catharines on March 26, 2015.
Anyone with information about these child luring offences is urged to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111.
The Niagara Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit are members of The Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet. The Provincial Strategy was created in 2006, in response to the McGuinty Governments request that Police develop a co-ordinated Province wide approach to combating Internet crimes against children. The Provincial Strategy is jointly supported by the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
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