Perry Resident Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Material – Aggravated Possession and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime

2020/07/14

PERRY, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Richard Carroll Dimariano, 72 of Perry, for child sexually abusive material – aggravated possession and using a computer to commit a crime.

Dimariano turned himself in following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Dimariano was downloading child sexually abusive materials from the internet.

Following forensic examinations of the digital evidence, Dimariano was charged with five counts of child sexually abusive material – aggravated possession and five counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Dimariano was arraigned in 66th District Court on Monday, July 13.

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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