QUINNESEC, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against
Children Task Force is announcing the arrest of Brandon Douglas Lake, 28 of Quinnesec, for child
sexually abusive activity-aggravated and using a computer to commit a crime.
Lake was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his residence. The
investigation was initiated when it was learned that Lake was viewing files of child sexually abusive
material on the internet.
Following the search of his residence, Lake was charged with five counts of child sexually abusive activity – aggravated, and five counts of using a computer to commit a crime. Lake posted bond and was
arraigned in the 95th District Court on Tuesday, March 7th.
If convicted, Lake faces up to 25 years in prison for the Child Sexually Abusive Activity-Aggravated
and 20 years for Using a Computer to Commit a Crime.
The MSP Computer Crimes Unit encourages parents to speak to their children about the safe use of the
internet. There are many resources available to parents to assist in keeping children safe online. The
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides a comprehensive list of resources on their
website at http://www.missingkids.org. The MSP ICAC Task Force also provides resources at
If you have information regarding possible child sexual exploitation, report it to the CyberTipLine at
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