Man Sentenced for Several Sex Crimes in Clare County

A conviction in a sex crime case in Clare County.

The investigation started in April of 2013 when a Farwell school liaison officer looked into accusations of distribution of child pornography.

Darin Champine was arrested and charged with 11 crimes, including sex crimes, gross indecency and indecent exposure.

He was found guilty on all counts and sentenced to up to 15 years in prison. He will have to register as a sex offender and wear a GPS tether for life.