Lemieux, a 65-year-old pleaded guilty in January to charges of possession and distribution of more than 70,000 child pornography files and improper storage of a firearm. He also set a probation violations record for using a computer and internet, while it was prohibited.
Sébastien Vallée, the Crown had established, following the work of the Investigation Team on the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet of the Sûreté du Québec, that the search of Lemieux’s personal computer contained 50,049 picture files of child pornography, nudity 15,525 juvenile records, 5552 animated files of child pornography and 30 other animated nudity files.
It has been shown that Daniel Lemieux took no pictures or videos in which children appear. Crown explained that the pictures show children, boys and girls, from months to adolescence, which are involved in sexual relationships with adults or animals. The images and videos are very explicit.
It’s October 30, 2014 that the life of Daniel Lemieux, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, had his life changed. SQ police officers landed at the home of the accused in the wee hours of the morning. Their survey targeted the period 1 January 2010 to 30 October 2014.