A 33-year-old Flint resident has been arrested for over 20 counts of possessing and distributing child pornography.

According to a release from the Michigan State Police, Christopher Ray Plyler was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. Following an investigation, Plyler was charged with 10 counts of possession of child sexually abusive materials, one count of distribution and 11 counts for the use of a computer to facilitate the crimes. Plyler was arraigned on the charges on Sept. 3rd in a Genesee County court.

The Michigan State Police also encourages parents to speak to children about the safe use of the Internet. Resources available to parents to help keep their kids safe online can be found here.