Oakley Resident Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Activity and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime


OAKLEY, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is announcing the arrest of Dalton Shy Otto, 19 of Oakley, for child sexually abusive activity, aggravated possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime.

Otto was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Otto was sharing child sexually abusive materials on the internet.

Following a forensic examination of the digital evidence, Otto was charged with one count of child sexually abusive activity, one count of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material and two counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Otto was arraigned in 70th District Court on Wednesday, Dec. 10.

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.