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FDLE arrests Perry man for child pornography and animal cruelty

 

For Immediate Release

October 6, 2020

             

PERRY, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested William Nicholous Williams, 26, of 1049 W. Davis Walker Road, Perry, on 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of animal cruelty, sexual contact with an animal.  Taylor County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation. 
 
The investigation began after agents received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about child pornography being uploaded to the internet from a computer in Williams' home.  The images and videos depicted female children under the age of 10.  Williams is also charged with animal cruelty after agents found videos of Williams engaged in sexual acts with his dog. 
 
Williams was arrested yesterday and booked into the Taylor County Jail.   The Office of the State Attorney, 3rd Judicial Circuit will prosecute this case.
 
For tips on keeping your children safe online, visit the Secure Florida website at: https://www.secureflorida.org/SF/Family-Safety/BPParents.
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001