Lumpkin 4-H center director charged with possessing child porn
Paul Travis Williams

The director of the 4-H center in Lumpkin County has been charged with possession of child pornography.

Paul Travis Williams, 48, was arrested on Thursday after an investigation by the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the University of Georgia Police Department.

Law enforcement officials said they received a “cyber tip,” according to a Thursday announcement from the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, showing that suspected child pornography had been uploaded from inside the Wahsega 4-H Center in Lumpkin County. On Sept. 15, officers searched the center, where Williams also lives, according to the announcement.

Officers found one of the uploaded images of suspected child pornography on a hard drive inside the home, according to authorities. Williams is being held on a $10,200 bond.

A call for comment to UGA’s 4-H headquarters in Athens was forwarded to UGA spokesman Greg Trevor, who couldn’t be reached by deadline.

The investigation is ongoing.

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