Midland County Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Porn

Ryan Sears

Courtesy Midland County Jail: Ryan Sears

MIDLAND, MI – 32 year old Ryan Sears, of Midland, is locked up in the Midland County Jail after he was arrested on 4 felony counts relating to possession and distribution of Child Porn.

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force stated on Friday November 30th, 2018, that Ryan Sears was arrested on the charges of distribution and possession of child sexually abusive material.

Sears was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when it was learned that Ryan Sears was distributing child sexually abusive material via the internet.

Following the execution of a search warrant at Sears’ residence, he was arrested and charged with one count of distributing child sexually abusive material, one count of possession of child sexually abusive material and two counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Sears was arraigned in 75th District Court, in Midland County, on Thursday November 29th, 2018.

Ryan Sears was given a Cash Surety Bond of $250,000 No 10%. He remains in jail waiting on his next court appearance.