Alpena County Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

ALPENA, MI – A Wilson Township man is behind bars after he was arrested on a ten count felony warrant for allegedly possessing child pornography.Child Porn

The man’s name is being withheld pending his arraignment in the 88th District Court on August 4th, 2015. He is being held on a $100,000.00 bond and is currently lodged at the Alpena County Jail.

It was on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015, that authorities from the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) and Michigan State Police  made the arrest near the Alpena County Regional Airport.  The individual had been under surveillance by a special Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children unit since April, after they received information that he could be in possession of child pornography.

The suspect is charged with nine counts of being in possession of child sexually abusive material and one count of using a computer to commit a crime.  If convicted, the suspect could face at least 10 or more years in prison along with having to register as a sex offender.

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