WHO Involved: Jarrett P. Fillyaw, 38, of Sextonville, WI
WHERE Incident Happened: County Highway B, Village of Sextonville
What happened: Sheriff Clay Porter reports that on 03/15/2023, the Richland County Special Response Team executed a search warrant at an address on County Hwy B in the Village of Sextonville. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office received a cybertip from the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force regarding sexually explicit images of children that were downloaded at the above address. During the search warrant, Jarrett P. Fillyaw was detained and numerous electronic devices were seized. Digital Forensic Analysts with DCI were on scene and previewed the devices, locating numerous videos and images that are suspected to be illegal. Fillyaw was arrested and taken to jail on 59 counts of Possession of Child Pornography and 1 count of Felony Bail Jumping. All charges will be forwarded to the Richland County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
Sheriff Clay Porter would like to credit the success of this initial investigation to multiple agencies working together to combat the exploitation of children.
ARREST or CHARGES: Possession of Child Pornography- 59 Counts, Felony Bail Jumping- 1 Count
Other Agencies Involved: Richland Center Police Department, Richland County Special Response Team, Lone Rock EMS, and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation- Digital Forensic Unit