Linden Resident Arrested for Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Materials and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime
LINDEN, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Jared Mikael Newman, 26 of Linden, for possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime.
Newman surrendered himself to the court following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Newman was viewing child sexually abusive materials on the internet.
Following the forensic examinations of the digital evidence, Newman was charged with five counts of possession of child sexually abusive materials and five counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Newman was arraigned in 67th District Court on Tuesday, September 15.
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.