Burton Resident Arrested for Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime


BURTON, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is announcing the arrest of Todd Allen Agar, 50 of Burton, for possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime.

Agar was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when his Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) supervising parole agent learned that Agar was in possession of child sexually abusive materials.

Following a forensic examination of the digital evidence, Agar was charged with three counts of using a computer to commit a crime and three counts of possession of child sexually abusive material. Agar was arraigned in 67th District Court on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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.