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Paw Paw Man Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Activity

10/17/2019

PAW PAW, MICH. An investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police (MSP) Internet Crimes
Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a man from Paw Paw. Kasey Lyon, 21,
was arrested and arraigned on Oct. 8, 2019.

The investigation stemmed from a National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) tip, which contained images of child sexually abusive material. Further investigation led to locating a residence in Paw Paw where the suspect was residing. An interview and search warrant of suspect’s residence was conducted. An arrest warrant was issued for Lyon and he subsequently turned himself in.

Lyon has been charged with, and arraigned on, one count of child sexually abusive activity, using a computer to commit a crime, and possession of child sexually abusive material.

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 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.michiganicacoom/.

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