|Jared Andrew Fox|
A man was arrested after police learned that he raped a girl while pretending to be a teenage boy.
24-year-old Jared Andrew Fox of Michigan, was arrested for raping the 15-year-old girl in Ingham County.
Fox met the 15-year-old girl online while posing as a 14-year-old boy. The girl invited the “boy” to come over to her home.
After Fox arrived at her home, he allegedly raped the girl.
After his arrest for rape, police obtained warrants to search his car and home. They seized his computers, cellphones, tablets, disks and hard drives.
The devices were analyzed by Michigan State University Police Department Digital Forensic and Cyber Crime Unit, and police said they found that Fox shared sexually explicit photos and videos of children.
Authorities said that Fox participated in sending or receiving 383 images and videos of children, some younger than 5 years old, being sexually assaulted by adults and/or other children.
He was arrested on charges of distributing or promoting child abusive commercial activity, possession of child sexual abuse material and the use of computers to commit a crime.
He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $100,000.