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Former South Dakota man arrested for having child pornography

RUDYARD, MI--   A Rudyard-area man is jailed for possession of child sexually abusive material. 

Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie Post received a request from the South Dakota Criminal Investigation Division for assistance with an investigation. Troopers contacted Waylon Staricha, 25, who had recently moved to the eastern U.P. from Volga, South Dakota.

Staricha was arrested and lodged in the Chippewa County Jail. He was arraigned Thursday and released with a tether and a personal recognizance bond.

Staricha is due back in court October 1.

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.