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Sweet Home man arrested in child porn case

The man allegedly admitted to searching for, downloading and sharing child porn.

Posted: Mar 16, 2021 11:29 AM
Updated: Mar 16, 2021 3:14 PM

SWEET HOME, Ore. – A Sweet Home man is in jail, facing multiple child pornography charges.

William Maze, 30, was charged with 10 counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse.

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon said detectives served a search warrant at a home on Fern Ridge Road following an investigation into the distribution of child pornography over the internet from an IP address in the city.

Maze allegedly admitted to searching the internet for child porn, downloading it and sharing it with others.

The suspect was taken to the Linn County Jail. Additional charges may follow.

If you have any information, contact detectives at 541-967-3950.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office and Sweet Home Police assisted the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

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