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Man faces multiple criminal sex charges involving children

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Posted at 11:38 AM, Sep 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 11:38:39-04

SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. — Ryan Ahern, 24, of Schoolcraft, was arraigned Sept. 24 on multiple criminal sex charges after an investigation that grew out of a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Michigan State Police followed up on the tip, and Ahern was charged with criminal sexual conduct first degree involving a person under 13, child sexually abusive activity, aggravated child sexually abusive material possession, distributing or promoting child sexually abusive material, and use of a computer to commit a crime.

The MCMEC has a CyberTipLine for reporting suspected child sexual exploitation.

Michigan Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force