Camp Kennebec counsellor charged in sexual assault/child pornography investigation

Sean Jackson, 47, is charged with sexual assault, voyeurism and child pornography-related offences.. Image via Peel Police.

Investigators from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit are encouraging potential victims to come forward after making an arrest and charging 47-year-old Sean Jackson of Mississauga with sexual assault, voyeurism and child pornography-related offences.

In April 2022, officers from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit investigated and arrested Jackson in Mississauga for alleged offences related to child pornography, according to a release from Peel Police. Police say that further investigation revealed other alleged sexual assault and voyeurism offences involving Jackson during his time as a camp counsellor at Camp Kennebec in Arden, Ontario, police said. 

Camp Kennebec is a summer camp specializing in youth, teens, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, located about 30 minutes north of Kingston. 

Peel Police said that investigators confirmed that Jackson was a camp counsellor and music instructor at Camp Kennebec for 19 years, dating back to 2002. The campers may have known him as “Rocker Sean,” police stated.  

According to the release, Jackson has also worked in Peel Region as an unregistered personal support worker for persons with varying abilities.  

On Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2022, Jackson, was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of child pornography
  • Accessing child pornography
  • Making available child pornography

On Thursday, Jun. 2, 2022, Sean Jackson was arrested again and further charged with the following offences:

  • Sexual assault 
  • Voyeurism (x4)
  • Fail to comply with release order

Jackson appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for a bail hearing on Thursday, Jun. 2, 2022, police said 

According to the release, investigators believe there may be additional victims that have not yet contacted police and are encouraging them to come forward. 

Anyone who feels they have information connected or related to this investigation should contact investigators with the Internet Child Exploitation Unit at 905-453-2121 ext. 3490. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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