2015-10-14 / Front Page

Burke man arrested for child pornography

By Elizabeth Billips

A Burke County man has been jailed for child pornography.

Joseph Paul Brantley, 36, was taken into custody today (Wednesday) after GBI agents executed a search warrant at his Tamm Road home near Waynesboro.

He is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, according to Debbie Garner, Special Agent in Charge of the GBI Child Exploitation and Computer Crime Unit in Atlanta.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending as Brantley’s seized computer and other digital devices are downloaded.  

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