Tip regarding child porn leads authorities to Liberty Hill man

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William Henry Burtle

A Liberty Hill man is charged with five counts of possession of child pornography after authorities say they found the images on his phone. 

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office started investigating William Henry Burtle, 50, on March 26 after receiving a tip that he had images of child porn.

When questioned, Burtle admitted to having the images on his phone, police say. A search of his phone revealed at least eight images of child pornography, according to a news release by WCSO.

Burtle was arrested without incident and is currently in the Williamson County Jail where his bond is set at $500,000.

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