Man Tries Crossing Peace Bridge With Child Pornography

March 31, 2013 Updated Mar 31, 2013 at 1:53 PM EDT

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Man Tries Crossing Peace Bridge With Child Pornography

March 31, 2013 Updated Mar 31, 2013 at 1:53 PM EDT

A New York State man was arrested Saturday after he was caught with child pornography while crossing the border into Canada via the Peace Bridge.

According to Niagara Regional Police, 30-year-old Clinton Jensen of New York State, entered into Canada, via the Peace Bridge, in Fort Erie. Jensen was directed to secondary inspection where his immigration status and the reasons for his visit to Canada were confirmed.

During the inquiry, a search of Jensen's vehicle by Canada Border Service Officers revealed that he was in possession of child pornography. The Niagara Regional Police Service were contacted and Uniform Officers from #5 District, Fort Erie attended and continued the arrest.

Jensen was arrested and charged with one count each of Importing Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography.

Jensen is being held in custody in St. Catharines, Ontario, pending a bail hearing.

Members of the public can report suspicious Internet activities involving children to the Niagara Regional Police Service or at www.cybertips.ca. Internet safety tips for parents and children are available on the Cybertip website.