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Man charged with criminal sexual conduct against child

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Posted at 7:48 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 19:50:57-04

SAUGATUCK, Mich. — A man has been arrested after an investigation by a police task force on internet crimes against children.

Justin Williams, 26, was arrested at his residence in Saugatuck on April 18, following the execution of a search warrant, according to Michigan State Police today.

He is charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct with a child under 13, manufacturing child sexually abusive activity and using a computer to commit a crime.

Detectives also allegedly "effected the rescue" of two minors at the residence.

The investigation by the MSP Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force stemmed from a tip that included images of child sexually abusive material. It came from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Authorities then identified the suspect and the two minors he was allegedly abusing.

Williams was arraigned today on all charges at Allegan County Court. He is currently lodged at Allegan County Jail.

The MSP task force and MSP Computer Crimes Unit were assisted by members of several agencies: the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office; Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office; FBI; Department of Health and Human Services; and the MSP Wayland Post.