#UPDATE| (11:30 a.m., (04/29/2020) – An Evans man was charged today in U.S. District Court with Possession of Child Pornography.
43-year old Oludare Oluwabusi, was taken into custody after FBI agents searched his home Tuesday based on a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Oluwabusi is scheduled to appear by video before a U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge today for a preliminary hearing.
The Office of the U.S. Assistant District Attorney and Project Safe Childhood Coordinator Tara Lyons will be prosecuting.
UPDATE (7:36 p.m., 04/28/2020) – Details remain limited after a number of F.B.I. agents served a warrant at an Evans residence earlier today.
The F.B.I. Field Office in Atlanta responded to WJBF’s inquiries saying that the law enforcement presence in the Columbia County enclave was related to “a court-authorized law enforcement activity,” and that it remains an active investigation.
The F.B.I. did not comment as to whether any arrests were made today.
COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA. (WJBF) – The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office tells NewsChannel 6 the FBI is conducting a search at a residence in the Riverwood Plantation neighborhood.
The FBI was conducting a search at a residence along the 4000 block of Dewaal Street. We have a crew on the way to the scene.
NewsChannel 6 reached out to Public Affairs Officer Barry Paschal for more information.
Mr. Paschal said, “The Department of Justice prohibits the U.S. Attorney’s Office from discussing any active investigation, including discussing whether that investigation exists”.
Stay tuned to NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.