Oakland County Resident Arrested for Aggravated Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material


SOUTH LYON, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against
Children (ICAC) Task Force and Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office, is announcing the arrest and
arraignment of convicted sex offender, Hal Jeffery Wiessbock, 70 of South Lyon, for aggravated
possession of child sexually abusive material.

The investigation began earlier this year when police became aware of Wiessbock possessing child pornography. Further investigation and the execution of a search warrant at his home in South Lyon led to his arrest.

Wiessbock was taken into custody today, Oct. 22, by members of the MSP ICAC Task Force. He has been arraigned on three counts of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material and one count of using a computer to commit a crime. He also faces an enhanced sentence as a habitual second offender. He is being held on a $250,000 cash bond.

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 & Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides a comprehensive list of resources on their website at http://www.missingkids.org. The MSP ICAC Task Force also provides resources at https://www.michiganicac.com/.

If you have information regarding possible child sexual exploitation, report it to the CyberTipline at http://www.missingkids.org/cybertipline.