The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of 37-year old Thomas Charles Raymus of Marquette, for child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime. The investigation was initiated when a tip was received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). A search of the home he was residing in was conducted and multiple internet capable devices were seized.
Raymus was charged with one count of child sexually abusive activity and one count of using a computer
to commit a crime. Raymus was arraigned in 96 th District Court on Thursday, Jan. 20. The MSP ICAC Task Force was assisted by the Marquette Police Department. This investigation is ongoing, with the possibility of more charges being issued. If convicted, Raymus faces 20 years in prison for the child sexually abusive activity charge and 20 years in prison for the using a computer to commit a crime charge.
Press release was submitted by D/Sgt. Nichole Dyson, MSP Computer Crimes Unit Michigan State Police