- Thursday October 6th, 2011 :: 07:29 p.m. EDT
Monroe County arrests 28 yr old Lambertville man for Criminal Sexual Assault and Soliciting Minors for Immoral and Sexual Purposes.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted solicitation of a minor for immoral and sexual purposes in Bedford Twp. Monroe, Michigan.
The investigation began in February 2010, when the suspect contacted an undercover police officer, from the Creston Ohio Police Department, via the internet. The suspect requested sex from what he thought was a 14-year-old girl while sending adult and child pornographic images.
On October 5th, 2011, Monroe County Sheriff Detectives executed a search warrant at a residence in the 7300 block of Summerfield Rd. Lambertville Michigan. During the search warrant, investigators located and seized evidence along with a computer and a cell phone, used by the suspect to commit these crimes. Monroe County Detectives interviewed the Lambertville man - age 28, in the connection to the solicitation of under age children for sexual purposes along with possessing and the dissemination of child pornography to a minor.
During the investigation, it was revealed the suspect had sexually assaulted two female minors from Bedford Township. With this information, the Lambertville man was arrested and lodge in the Monroe County Jail on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree along with possession and distribution of Child Sexually Explicit Material. The release of additional suspect information and identification is pending court proceedings.
The investigation is continued by the Monroe County Detective Bureau. 734-240-7530
Monroe County Michigan Sheriff's Office
100 E 2nd St
Monroe, MI 48161