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FDLE: Perry man arrested for 10 counts of child pornography, animal cruelty

Posted at 4:15 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 16:17:31-04

PERRY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has arrested a Perry man for child pornography and animal cruelty.

On Monday, agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested 26-year-old William Nicholous Williams on 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of animal cruelty, sexual contact with an animal.

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.

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.

Williams was booked into the Taylor County Jail where is his being held on a $55,000 bond.