Suspect arrested following child pornography investigation

Windsor Police Service News Update
November 2, 2023
Case #: 23-31160
Suspect arrested following child pornography investigation

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a suspect after an investigation into the possession and transmission of child pornography.
In March 2023, members of the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit launched an investigation after receiving information that an individual may have been uploading child pornography online. On September 12, 2023, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Bayberry Cres. in Belle River. Numerous electronic devices were seized, including computers, hard drives, and cellular phones.

On October 31, 2023, Herbert Hemberger, 63, was arrested and charged with:
  • Possession of child pornography (x 2)
  • Accessing child pornography (x 5)
  • Transmitting child pornography (x 5)

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police ICE Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4896. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at 

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

The Windsor Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit is a member of Ontario’s Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet. This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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