AG's Cyber Crimes Unit arrests Gonzales man
John Raymond Williams
Attorney GeneralMay 16, 2013, 2:25pm 3,171 views 1 comment
GONZALES -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Cyber Crimes Unit has arrested Gonzales resident John Raymond Williams, 53, for child pornography possession. At the time of his arrest, Williams indicated he is a seventh grade science teacher with the Gonzales ISD.
The Cyber Crimes Unit’s investigation into Williams originated with a referral from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Based on the NCMEC referral, Cyber Crimes Unit investigators identified Williams as the suspect who appeared to have illegally uploaded child pornography images to a social networking website.
Cyber Crimes Unit officers executed a search warrant at Williams’s residence and confiscated computers and digital media. Cyber Crimes Unit officers also conducted a search of Williams’s classroom and school-issued computer. Cyber Crimes Unit investigators conducted an initial forensic examination on the flash drive and discovered several images of child pornography. Officers confiscated the school-issued computer and flash drive for further forensic review.
The defendant faces five third-degree felony counts of child pornography possession, each punishable by two to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Bond was set at $40,000 on each of the five counts. Williams remains in custody at Gonzales County Jail.
For more information on Attorney General Abbott’s efforts to crack down on sexual predators, visit www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call (800) 252-8011.
Your Opinions and Comments
San Antonio, TX
May 17, 2013 10:18am
Share your comment or opinion on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Breaking News Archives
Floresville police seek help in Walmart theft (July 21, 2016)
Elmendorf police seek thief (July 15, 2016)
Oil spill cleanup closes F.M. 81 (July 13, 2016)
Nieto resignation opens Floresville council seat for November (July 12, 2016)
Pray for police officers July 12 in Floresville (July 11, 2016)
Update On Governor Abbott’s Visit To Brooke Army Medical Center (July 11, 2016)
Grass fire consumes two acres, seven bales (July 8, 2016)
Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff Statewide In Honor Of Dallas Shooting Victims (July 8, 2016)
Texas lowers flags to honor Dallas police shooting victims (July 8, 2016)
Bad brakes may be at fault for afternoon crash near La Vernia (July 7, 2016)
Floresville road work continues (July 7, 2016)
Take a brick from the old Falls City school building (July 1, 2016)
Vehicle on fire, F.M. 1303 near Floresville (July 1, 2016)