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Charges Filed in Human Sex Trafficking Case

l-r: Eric Boylan, Jeffery Funsch (source: Shiawasee County Sheriff's Department)

Two Shiawassee County men accused of trafficking a minor for sex have been identified following their arraignments.

59-year-old Jeffery Funsch of Vestaburg is accused of taking a 14-year-old girl to the home of 45-year-old Eric Boylan of Perry to engage in sex. The investigation began after police received a tip from a medical professional. The alleged assault occurred between January and March this year.

Boylan, a registered sex offender, is charged with criminal sexual conduct first-, second- and fourth-degree and sex trafficking of a minor. Funsch is charged with human trafficking of a minor for commercial sexual activity and accosting a minor for immoral purposes.

Police ask anyone with information about human trafficking to call 9-1-1 or the National Human Trafficking Hotline at (888) 373-7888.

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