Ingham County Resident Arrested for Distribution and Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material
OKEMOS, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Michael Thomas Luckie, 27 of Okemos, for aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime.
Luckie was arrested following an investigation that began with a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). A search of Luckies residence resulted in the seizure of multiple internet capable devices and other evidence.
Luckie was charged with one count of child sexually abusive activity, three counts of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material, and four counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Luckie was arraigned in 55th District Court on Friday, April 22.
If convicted, Luckie faces up to 20 years in prison for the charge of child sexually abusive activity, up to 10 years in prison for each charge of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material, and upt to 20 years in prison for each charge of using a computer to commit a crime.
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.