Eugene, Ore. – Lane County Sheriff’s Office detectives recently received information from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that 29 year old Ryan Scott Lavoie had been uploading child pornography to the internet.
LCSO detectives applied for and were granted a warrant to search Lavoie’s residence in the 3500blk of Archwood St. in Eugene and his vehicle for evidence related to the child sex crimes.
Shortly after 6:30am yesterday, Lavoie was observed leaving his residence in a vehicle. Deputies initiated a traffic stop and he was detained without incident. The search warrant was executed and additional evidence of internet child sex crimes was discovered. It was discovered that Lavoie had been messaging online with multiple underage girls as recent as last night. Lavoie was discovered to have been using a messaging application named ‘Kik’ for some of these activities.
Lavoie was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail where he faces charges including seven counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the 1st Degree and seven counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the 2nd Degree.
News Release from Lane Co. Sheriff’s Office
Posted on FlashAlert: July 28th, 2022 9:59 AM