Hempstead man charged with 10 counts of child pornography


Waller Sheriff's deputies arrested William A. Wameling in Hempstead. Wameling, 26, is charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

Authorities say the arrest was the conclusion of a search warrant at a home on Market Street. Officers from the Waller County Sheriff's Office assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed the search warrant in the early morning hours on Thursday. The home was occupied by three females and Wameling. Computers and other imaging devices were seized in the raid.

Wameling, in an interview with Waller County Sheriff's investigators, reportedly admitted to downloading child pornographic images via the Internet.

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