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Franklin Co. Elections Worker Arrested on Child Porn Charge
COLUMBUS (Ken Hines) -- A longtime Franklin County Board of Elections worker has admitted to downloading child pornography, according to sheriff's office investigators.
Deputies arrested William Martin after finding images of child pornography on his computer during a search of his home on October 10.
During questioning, Martin allegedly admitted to downloading and viewing child porn. He was arrested on Tuesday and charged with pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.
The investigation into Martin's alleged crimes began after a complaint was received by the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Martin has worked for the county on a seasonal basis for 20 years, according to a board of elections official.