Lansing Resident Arrested for Aggravated Possession Of Child Sexually Abusive Material
LANSING, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Corey Randall Parks, 27, of Lansing, for aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material, and using a computer to commit a crime.
The investigation was initiated when a cyber tip was received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Evidence led to a residence in Lansing where Parks resided. A search warrant was executed at the residence, and digital evidence was seized.
Following the search of the residence, Parks was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material, and three counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Parks was arraigned in the 54-A District Court on Saturday, July 23. Aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Use of a computer to commit a crime is an additional felony punishable by 10 years in prison.
The MSP Computer Crimes Unit encourages parents to speak to their children and family members about safe use of the internet. There are many resources available to assist in keeping people safe online. The MSP ICAC Task Force provides a comprehensive list of resources on their website 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.
The MSP Computer Crimes Unit frequently investigates offenders who do not use their real names online. Because of this anonymity, please contact the Lansing City Jail to obtain a booking photo.