CASSOPOLIS (WKZO) -- A Cass County Man has been arrested and a 15-year-old girl from New York State returned to her parents after he allegedly used his computer to solicit the teenager for immoral purposes.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Department received word about the runaway teen and one possible destination from the FBI. 45-year-old Dean Young was taken into custody, and the girl retrieved unharmed from a home on Spencer Drive in Union Michigan, where Young was living with a friend.He had recently moved there from Tucson, Arizona.
Young is being held on multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct, possession of Kiddie porn and using a computer for solicitation of a minor for immoral purposes. Bond was set at $75,000.The girl’s parents drove all the way from Monroe, New York to Cassopolis to retrieve their runaway daughter.