Child Pornography Bust: Oklahoma Man Arrested for Possessing 2,000 Files in Enid Case

A 63-year-old Oklahoma man is arrested after admitting to the possession of thousands of images of child pornography.

Billy Hatch
Billy Hatch, 63, is charged with aggravated possession of child pornography. (Photo: Garfield County Jail)

 Child Pornography Bust

Enid police identified the suspect as Billy Hatch, 63-year-old, a resident of Enid, Oklahoma, who was arrested and charged with aggravated possession of child pornography.

Fox 25 Oklahoma reported that police say they found 2,000 child pornography files on his devices.

The investigation began when police identified a file that had been downloaded by Hatch, which was flagged by the state’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit.

This led to a warrant being issued to search his home. When police approached Hatch, he reportedly showed no surprise.

The Enid Police Department’s Public Information Officer, Cass Rains,  said during the search, that detectives found two laptops and over one hundred storage devices, including thumb and flash drives.

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Oklahoma Man in Custody for Largest Child Pornography Case

According to Fox News, Hatch is currently in custody at the Garfield County Jail without bond as of Friday night. Police suspect that Hatch may be involved in a larger child pornography ring, but no other arrests have been made at this time.

Enid police described this as the largest child pornography case they have ever encountered.

“We are proud of the work that Det. Wilson does for the department,” said Rains. “We do this to protect children in Enid and children everywhere.”

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