Lake Man Accused of Possessing Child Pornography

A Clare County man may see prison time if convicted on possession of child pornography.

The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force recently arrested 39-year-old Alan Dutcher of Lake on suspicion of possessing the materials. An investigation discovered digital evidence at his home, according to police. Dutcher is charged with aggravated possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime.

Police are asking parents to discuss the safe use of the internet with their kids. Anyone who suspects some one may be exploiting children can submit tips to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at