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Man accused of illegally wearing military stuff . . . and having child porn

Police say they received complaints the man was attending Royal Canadian Legion events wearing medals not awarded to him
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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ORILLIA – On Monday May 16, 2016, the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint regarding an individual attending local parades sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion wearing medals not awarded to him.

The complaint came from representatives of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian 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 business a 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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