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Branch County man arrested in connection to child sexually abusive material

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 13:23:07-05

COLDWATER, Mich. — A 44-year-old Coldwater man has been arrested in connection to possession of child sexually abusive material and computer crimes, Michigan State Police said Wednesday.

Christopher Jackson Fowler was arrested Jan. 14 and faces related charges.

The investigation was started by the Fifth District Computer Crimes Unit when Fowler was found to be downloading a “large amount” of child sexually abusive material.

MSP and the Coldwater Police Department conducted a search warrant at his home and seized digital evidence.

The MSP Computer Crimes Unite encourages parents to speak with their children about the safe use of the internet.