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Bay County Resident Arraigned for Aggravated Distributing Child Sexually Abusive Material and Aggravated Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material

03/06/2020

KAWKAWLIN, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arraignment of Daniel Francis Swiecicki, 44 of Kawkawlin, for child sexually abusive activity – aggravated distributing and child sexually abusive material – aggravated possession.

Swiecicki appeared in court following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Swiecicki shared child sexually abusive materials on the internet.

Following a forensic examination of the digital evidence, Swiecicki was charged with one count of child sexually abusive activity – aggravated distributing and one count of child sexually abusive material – aggravated possession. Swiecicki was arraigned in 74th District Court on March 4.

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.