Registered sex offender arrested on child porn charges in Kent

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KENT, Ohio (WJW)– The Kent Police Department arrested a man on Thursday on child pornography charges.

Detectives working with the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force searched a home on South Lincoln Street on Thursday. Police said they found child porn images.

Tyler Williams, 29, was charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor. Police said additional charges are likely.

Williams a Tier II sex offender. He was convicted of gross sexual imposition with a victim under 13 years old in 2014, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

He was arraigned in Portage County Municipal Court and taken to the Portage County Jail.

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