Wyoming Man Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Activity Investigation Finds Exploitation of Minor Children


WYOMING, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit (CCU), Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, is announcing the arrest of Charles Dale Keeton, 33 of Wyoming, following an undercover investigation into his online activity.

The MSP CCU/ICAC Task Force Grand Rapids Office, along with the assistance of the Wyoming Police Department (ICAC affiliate agency), arrested Keeton at his residence after a search warrant was executed. The Kent County Prosecutor’s Office charged Keeton with three counts of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material and three counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Keeton is being held on a $500,000 bond.

The MSP CCU 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.michiganicac.com/.

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