Grand Rapids man arrested on child porn charges

Grand Rapids
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested a Grand Rapids man on child pornography charges.

David William Barrett, 44, was arrested at his house in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, Sept. 12 after MSP received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

MSP and the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina have identified at least four out-of-state victims.

Barrett was arraigned on one count of child sexually abusive activity, two counts manufacturing of child sexually abusive material and three counts of using a computer to commit a crime.

The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit encourages parents to talk to their children about using the internet safely. 

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