Windsor police arrested a prominent left-wing union leader and charged him with possession and accessing child pornography as part of a province-wide effort that saw 122 people charged.
According to the CBC, on November 14, police acted on a search warrant for a downtown residence where they seized data storage devices and found child pornography.
40-year-old Richard Dalkeith, a former leader of the Street Labours of Windsor union, was arrested at police headquarters. He has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, three counts of accessing child pornography and two counts of making child pornography available.
Police say they don’t believe any local children were involved.
Dalkeith participated in far-left activism such as the Occupy movement.
He was also a member of the Industrial Workers of the World union. Additionally, he organized the Windsor rally for Colton Boushie.
In total, 26 police forces across Ontario worked together through November and filed 551 charges for sexual assault and interference, possession, distribution and making of child pornography and luring. 122 people were charged including 11 youth.
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