NPSO high tech crime unit arrests Natchitoches man on child pornography charges



A joint investigation by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s High Tech Crime Unit and La. Attorney General’s Office led to the arrest of a Natchitoches man on Child Pornography .

The investigation began Jan. 22 when the Attorney General’s Office contacted NPSO High Tech Crime Unit Detectives reporting internet crimes involving the illegal possession of child pornography images.

Investigators with the Attorney General’s Office and High Tech Crime Unit secured search warrants to search the residence of William Jay Schultz located in the 7100 block of La. Hwy 6 West, vehicle and undisclosed locations for forensic and physical evidence involved in the investigation.

Detectives seized four images of child pornography.

As a result of the investigation, detectives arrested:

William “Bill” Jay Schultz, 66, of the 7100 block of La. Hwy 6-West, Natchitoches, Feb. 8. He was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with four counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

Schultz was released Feb. 11 on a $20,000 bond pending his court appearance.

Detectives ask that anyone has information to contact Detective Amber Shirley or Lt. Carey Etheredge of the NPSO High Tech Crime Unit at 357-7830.