East Lansing Man Arrested for
Child Sexually Abusive Material


EAST LANSING, MICH. An investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police (MSP) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a man from East Lansing. Pedro Guevara-Garcia, 18, was arrested and arraigned on Thursday, Sept. 12.

The investigation started when Guevara-Garcia was observed sharing child sexually abusive materials on the internet. Further investigation led to locating a residence in East Lansing. A search of the residence resulted in multiple, internet capable devices being seized.

Guevara-Garcia has been charged with two counts of child sexually abusive activity aggravated, four counts of using a computer to commit a crime and two counts of possession of child sexually abusive material aggravated.

If convicted, Guevara-Garcia faces up to 25 years in prison for child sexually abusive activity, four to 20 years for using a computer to commit a crime and 10 years in prison for the counts of possessing child sexually abusive material.

The MSP CCU 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

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