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Milton Man Faces Multiple Child Pornography Charges

On December 29, 2021, the Halton Regional Police Service - Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E.) arrested a male suspect in connection with making child pornography and other child sexual abuse-related offences. The accused was again arrested on January 12, 2022, and further charges were laid.


Omar Ashi (36) of Milton (see attached photo) has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Child Pornography (2 counts)

  • Making Child Pornography (3 counts)

  • Voyeurism (2 counts)

  • Assault

  • Forcible Confinement


The accused was held pending a bail hearing.


The offences are alleged to have occurred in the Town of Milton, and the City of Burlington, and span over several years. The accused also goes by the name Omar Ashi-Popp. Police believe there may be additional victims.


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

Anyone with related information is asked to contact Detective Todd Martin of the Halton Regional Police Service, Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) at (905) 825-4747 ext. 8983 or D/Cst. Stephane Verreault at 905-825-4747 ext. 8986.


Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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.

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