Perry Resident Arrested for Child Abusive Commercial Activity Distributing or Promoting and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime
PERRY, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Timothy John Lambert, 56 of Perry, for child abusive commercial activity distributing or promoting, possession of child sexually abusive material, and using a computer to commit a crime.
Lambert was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Lambert was sharing child sexually abusive materials on the internet.
Following forensic examinations of the digital evidence, Lambert was charged with one count of child abusive commercial activity distributing or promoting, one count of possession of child sexually abusive materials, and two counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Lambert was arraigned in 66th District Court on June 29.
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.