IRONWOOD — The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, along with the MSP Wakefield Post, is announcing the arrest of 47-year-old, Jason Elliott Irvine of Ironwood, following an investigation into his online activity.
The investigation began when a Tumblr user reported suspicious activity displayed on a Tumblr account to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Evidence was obtained which led investigators to obtain a search warrant for Irvine’s residence.
A search warrant was executed on Irvine’s residence on Thursday, September 6th. Digital evidence was located revealing Irvine had engaged in criminal sexual conduct first degree with a minor child. Irvine was charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct and was arraigned on September 7th. Bond was set in the amount of $100,000 and he remains in custody.
The MSP Wakefield Post is now handling the criminal sexual conduct investigation.