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Chippewa County man charged with child sexual abuse

Chippewa County man charged with child sexual abuse

Chippewa County man charged with child sexual abuse

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI— A Sault Ste. Marie’s man was arrested on child pornography charges.

The Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Task Force said Jacob Dumas, 21, was arrested for aggravated child sexual abuse, possession of child sexual material and using a computer to commits a crime.

An investigation was initiated when police learned that Dumas was viewing files of sexually abusive material on the Internet. They seized digital evidence after a search of his home.

Dumas was arraigned on July 2 on 10 counts of aggravated child sexual abuse and 2 counts of using a computer to commit a felony.

He faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted.