Spanish Lady Charged With Child Porno

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – MYSTERY WOMAN ARRESTED BY THUNDER BAY POLICE OFFICERS FOR CHILD PORN.

A Spanish speaking woman was arrested by Thunder Bay Police Officers for possessing several images of child pornography on her telephone.

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Details are not available at this time on how TBPS Officers got involved with this woman.

The woman who identifies herself as YERALDY EDIMAR CORTEZ is unable to speak the English language and this is causing difficulties for all involved. The woman appears to be in her 30’s.

Inside Edition has learned that the woman appeared in Thunder Bay Bail Court this morning before Her Worship, Justice of the Peace Denette Maslach.

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Crown Attorney Jane Ann McGill is opposed to the release of this woman because of ongoing police investigation and lack of knowledge of her background.

Allegations at that Thunder Bay Police found numerous pornographic images of pubescent boys on the woman’s phone. They are investigating other devices she has.

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A Spanish interpreter from Thunder Bay is miraculously available was brought to court to try bridge the communications gap.

She will be sent to the Thunder Bay Correctional Center for woman this weekend.

Big thanks to our news tipster on this story.

UPDATE:

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Cyber Crimes Unit began an investigation into activity involving child pornography on Oct. 1, 2019.

An investigation revealed that files – videos and images — consistent with child pornography had been uploaded from a local Internet user on Sept. 17, 2019.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, police were able to obtain and execute a search warrant of a home in the 100-block of Jean Street.

Devices were seized and an accused individual was arrested as a result of this search.

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Yeraldy ALEMAN CORTEZ, 37, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Possession of Child Pornography.

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The accused appeared in court Saturday and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

– with files from TBPS

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