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Niles man charged with possessing child pornography

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Posted at 1:25 PM, Dec 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 13:25:20-05

NILES, Mich. — State Police arrested a man from Niles as part of an investigation into child pornography.

Joshua Zehfus is charged with aggravated possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material, distribution of Child Sexually Abusive Material, manufacture Child Sexually Abusive Material, and use of a computer to commit a crime.

The MSP Fifth District Computer Crimes Unit caught onto the situation when they detected a computer at Zehfus' address downloading the material.

Investigators seized evidence from the home, including a computer.

If you have information regarding possible child sexual exploitation, report it to the MSP CyberTipLine.