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      Child porn suspect held on $4M bond

      A St. Ignace man has been charged with possesion and producing child sexually abusive material.

      A St. Ignace man has been charged with possesion and producing child sexually abusive material.

      Thomas Hamel, 64, was arrested at his home on Monday and is being held on $4 million bond in the Mackinac County Jail.

      U.S Postal Inspector Wylie Christopher tells 7 & 4 News that a search warrant was executed at Hammel's home back in December of last year.

      The U.S. Postal Service and the St. Ignace Police Department are investigating.

      Hamel is also a former teacher and athletic trainer at LaSalle High School in St. Ignace.

      Hamel will be back in Mackinac County court on May 14th.

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