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Carrollton Twp. Resident Arrested for Distributing Child Sexually
Abusive Materials and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime

08/09/2019

CARROLLTON TOWNSHIP, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet
Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Daniel Lee Owens, 29 of
Carrollton Township, for the distribution and possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime.

Owens was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Owens was sharing child sexually abusive materials on the internet.

Following a forensic examination of the digital evidence, Owens was charged with the distribution and possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime. Owens was arraigned in the 70th District Court on Aug. 8.

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.

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

The Michigan ICAC Task Force website can be found at www.michiganicac.com.