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Port Carling man arrested in online child luring scheme

Monday, July 29, 2013   by: Staff
OPP charge Port Carling man

(ORILLIA, ON) - On Thursday July 25, 2013, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit and the Orillia and Bracebridge OPP Detachments arrested a 30 year old Port Carling resident following an on-line child exploitation investigation. 

During the course of an ongoing, related investigation, police received a complaint from a teenage girl in Orillia reporting that she had been contacted on-line by an unknown person purporting to be a photographer seeking to photograph her.

An offer of money was made to the teen to pose for child pornography photographs.  

The accused claimed to represent the modeling agency ‘James T Photography’ to gain the trust and cooperation of the victim.  

James David Tarabula, 30 years old, of Port Carling is charged with once count of Internet Luring. 

He will appear for a bail hearing on July 30, 2013 in the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie, Ontario.

The OPP is asking anyone who may have had dealings with the accused or the agency he claimed to represent, contact the OPP Child Sexual Exploitation Unit at (705) 330-3240.


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thomas 7/29/2013 7:13:39 PM Report

Good job in catching this guy. Good thing he's dumb as a stump in using part of his name. Duh!
boynextdoor 7/29/2013 7:33:40 PM Report

Another low life of the streets good job coppers
Tom_Bom 7/29/2013 7:36:26 PM Report

Another Scumbag bites the dust.
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