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Perkinston man pleads guilty to child porn charges

William Woodward. Source: MBI William Woodward. Source: MBI
WIGGINS, MS (WDAM) -

On Feb. 12, 2016, agents with the Gulf Coast Cyber Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence of William Woodward in Perkinston.

According to a news release from MBI, Woodward had been the subject of an investigation by the CCTF involving the downloading of child pornography and the sexual exploitation of children.

Woodward was arrested and charged one count of access with intent to view child pornography.

Woodward was later indicted one the charge in March of this year.

Thursday Woodward plead guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of access with intent to view child pornography.

He is currently housed at the Stone County Regional Correctional Facility, and is scheduled for sentencing on July 7. 

This was a joint investigation between the Wiggins Police Department and US Homeland Security Investigations.

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