Turner Resident Arrested for Aggravated Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material

2022/04/12

TURNER, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Thomas Louis Bouchard, 22 of Turner, for aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material.

Bouchard was arrested following an investigation that was initiated when it was learned he was viewing files of child sexually abusive material on the internet. A search of Bouchard’s residence resulted in digital evidence being seized. The investigation was initiated when it was learned

Following the search warrant to his residence, Bouchard was charged with five counts of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material. Bouchard was arraigned in 81st District Court on Thursday, April 7.

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.