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Ann Arbor man charged with criminal sexual conduct, child porn possession

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – An Ann Arbor man is facing multiple felony charges in a criminal sexual conduct investigation.

An investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police (MSP) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force resulted in the arrest of Ryan Thomas Mortensen, 38. He was arrested and arraigned on Oct. 5.

The investigation stemmed from a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) cyber tip. Further investigation led to locating Mortensen at a residence in Ann Arbor. Subsequent search warrants for Mortensen's residence yielded multiple internet capable devices. Further search warrants were obtained for Mortensen's social media accounts.

Mortensen has been charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct first degree, one count of child sexually abusive activity, one count of criminal sexual conduct third degree, and three counts of child sexually abusive material possession. Mortensen was arraigned on all counts on Oct. 5 and issued a cash or surety bond of $50,000.

If convicted, Mortensen faces up to life in prison for criminal sexual conduct first degree charge, 20 years for child sexually abusive activity, 15 years for the criminal sexual conduct third degree charge, and four years in prison for the counts of possessing child sexually abusive material.


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