PTC cops cuff Snellville man for online child porn

Mon, 02/19/2007 - 3:03pm
By: John Munford

An unemployed Snellville man has been arrested by the Peachtree City Police Department for trying to arrange a sexual act via the Internet with a girl he thought was 13 years old.

The girl was actually an undercover Peachtree City police officer, police said. William Allen Farr, 52, was charged with violation of the computer pornography and child exploitation act of 1999, police said.

During the conversations with the undercover officer, Farr used language “of an extremely illicit sexual nature,” police said.
The operation was conducted in an effort between the police department, the federal Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency and the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce.

This is the 19th such arrest for the Peachtree City Police Department since it began the ongoing undercover sting in May 2004. It was one of the first-ever Georgia police departments to conduct such investigations and the effort has led to a number of high-profile reports in national media outlets.

Farr was arrested Friday after federal agents served a search warrant on his home in Snellville earlier in the week, seizing computers, police said. Farr lived at the home with his daughter and granddaughter, police said.

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Submitted by Voice of Fayett... on Mon, 02/19/2007 - 6:57pm.

Forget about all the other elected officials that don't do their job.

Here the PTC Police Department continues to create the reputation that we need--- that our community is a bad place to look for sexual victims. Maybe the DA will coddle this guy, too, but just keep locking them up. You may have saved a child victim in Snellville or Gwinnett County and I am happy to have my taxes go for that.

Thanks also for the Citizen. You gotta wonder that perverts are starting to figure that this is a bad place for them to be. Go ahead and google "Peachtree City Porn"----- all you see is "arrest, arrest, arrest, arrest...." Thank you to the Citizen. Without your website would-be predators would not have this very valuable information.

On the Fowler guy in Tyrone--- that must have been one really horrific case for the Feds to come down here.

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