Afton Resident Arrested for Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material

2022/07/22

AFTON, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Darin William Moyer, 41, of Afton, for child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime.

The investigation was initiated when a tip was received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). A search of Moyer’s residence resulted in several electronic devices being seized.

Moyer was charged with one count of child sexually abusive activity – aggravated distributing/promoting, one count of child sexually abusive material and two counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Moyer was arraigned in 89th District Court on Thursday, June 23.

The MSP ICAC Task Force was assisted by the Michigan State Police Gaylord Post and the 7th District Fugitive Team.

The MSP Computer Crimes Unit encourages parents to speak to their children about the safe use of the internet. There are many resources available to parents to assist in keeping children safe online. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides a comprehensive list of resources on their website at http://www.missingkids.org. The MSP ICAC Task Force also provides resources at http://www.michiganicac.com.

If you have information regarding possible child sexual exploitation, report it to the CyberTipLine at http://www.missingkids.org/cybertipline.