Myrtle Beach man convicted on child pornography charge
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:28:05 GMT —
Webster Douglas Williams, III, 54, of Myrtle Beach, pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, traveling in interstate commerce to engage in sexual acts with a minor, and possession of child pornography, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles' office.
Williams will be sentenced after United States District Judge R. Bryan Harwell has reviewed the presentence report.
Williams produced child pornography for more than five years by filming his activities with children, who were from four to eleven years old at the time, and taking them to Florida where he engaged in sexual activities with one of the children, the release stated.
"When Williams' house was searched by the Horry County Police Department in November 2011, more than one million images of child pornography were found in the form of pictures and videos on computers, cd's and elsewhere. Hidden cameras, computers, cd's and other material used by Williams in producing and collecting child pornography were also found and seized," the release said.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse. You can read more here.