Flint Resident Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Activity and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime


FLINT, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is announcing the arrest of Jamie Eric Modders, 45 of Flint, for child sexually abusive activity, possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime.

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

Following a forensic examination of the digital evidence, Modders was charged with five counts of child sexually abusive activity, five counts of possession of child sexually abusive material and 10 counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Modders was arraigned in 67th District Court on Tuesday, June 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.

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