Lansing Resident Arrested for Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime

2022/05/17

Lansing, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Ruben Guillen-Cortez Jr, 27 of Lansing, for aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime.

Guillen-Cortez Jr. was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when MSP became aware that Guillen-Cortez Jr. was viewing files of child sexually abusive material on the internet.

Following the search warrant to his residence, Guillen-Cortez Jr. was charged with one count of aggravated possession child sexually abusive material and one count of using a computer to commit a crime. Guillen-Cortez Jr. was arraigned in 56-A District Court on Friday, May 13.

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.