Medals tip leads to child porn charges for Orillia man

An Orillia man faces child porn charges after an investigation was launched about his wearing medals at parades that weren’t awarded to him.

On Monday May 16th, Orillia OPP received a complaint about the man attending local parades sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion wearing medals that he wasn’t awarded.

The complaint came from representatives of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Legion.

As a result of the information provided, the Orillia OPP Street Crime Unit arrested a 62 year old man from Mooney Crescent in the City of Orillia. Police also executed a search warrant at the residence and storage locker belonging to the accused.

Several items were seized that had been worn by the individual while attending public parades and events. Police also located items related to accessing and possessing child pornography.

Clayton Donoghue was arrested and held for a bail hearing, he has been charged with the following offences:

Make Forged Document x 2

Use Forged Document x 2

Breach of Trust

Unlawful Use of Military Uniform – wears a distinctive mark

Unlawful Use of Military Uniform – possession of a certificate

Obstruct a Public Officer

Possession of Child Pornography

Accessing Child Pornography

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