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United States v. Matthew David Kuppe

8/18/2015 - An order of detention was entered this afternoon by the Honorable Elizabeth Stafford. Defendant Kuppe will remain in custody during the pendency of this case.

8-13-2015  Matthew David Kuppe was arrested and charged with production of child pornography, possession of child pornography and receipt and distribution of child pornography.   He appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Steven R. Whalen, and is currently being held in custody.  A formal detention hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.   This hearing will be held in United States District Court, 231 W. Lafayette, Courtroom 114, Detroit, MI 48226.

An information line, 1-888-702-0553 and e-mail address,,  have been established on behalf of the West Bloomfield Police Department, Department of Homeland Security, and the United States Attorney’s Office.  Parents of children who attended the Jewish Community Center (JCC) day camp, who would like additional information, should send an e-mail to   Parents, please identify your name and contact information in your request.  A response to your inquiry, via telephone call and/or e-mail will be returned to you as quickly as possible.

Updated August 18, 2015