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Former ‘Degrassi High’ Actor Charged with Creating Child Porn

The 45-year-old man is facing six charges that include sexual assault and creating and distributing child pornography.

by Amil Niazi
Aug 25 2016, 3:56pm

Dylan Anne McEwen and Jason Dickens. Photo via police handout.

Officially becoming the worst former Degrassi High star, Jason "Byrd" Dickens and three women have been charged with making child porn after police found "thousands" of pornographic images and videos at a home.

Dickens was allegedly distributing the porn online using different emails and screen names like Retrodeviant and Sir Dirk. He was also active on several fetish sites.

Police say Dickens and one of the other women arrested and charged sexually abused a child for years between 2000 and 2006, and then circulated the photos and video made during the abuse.

Another female arrested with the pair, Dylan Anne McEwen, is facing charges of bestiality along with sexual assault and the creation and distribution of child pornography.

Dickens played the abusive ex-boyfriend of Kathleen on the original Degrassi High and was also a gaffer on a number of productions filmed in Canada.

He's facing six charges for child pornography and sexual assault.

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