08 April 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Hyde park, New York – On April 7, 2020, the New York State Police in Rhinebeck in conjunction with the Troop K Computer Crimes Unit, and the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce arrested Michael Terwillegar, age 67, of Hyde Park, for Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, a class E felony.

Michael Terwillegar is accused of possessing and uploading images consistent with child sexual exploitation via the internet. 

Terwillegar was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the town of Hyde Park Court on May 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.

The investigation stemmed from a cyber tip received by the New York State Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


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