Mt. Morris Township Resident Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Activity and Soliciting a Child for Immoral Purposes

2020/1/29

MT. MORRIS TWP., MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Juan Andres Hernandez, 20, of Mt. Morris Township, for child sexually abusive activity, possession of child sexually abusive materials, solicitation of a child for immoral purposes, and using a computer to commit a crime.

Hernandez was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated after the MSP received an investigative lead from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office in Florida.

Following a forensic examination of the digital evidence, Hernandez was charged with four counts of child sexually abusive activity, three counts of possession of child sexually abusive material, one count of solicitation of a child for immoral purposes, and eight counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Hernandez was arraigned in 67th District Court on Saturday, Jan. 25.

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.

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