Former Youth Academy educational director arrested for possession of child pornography


A former educational director at the Williamston Youth Academy has been arrested by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office on two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Specialized Investigations Division arrested 39 year-old, William Avery Moulton-Fowler, of 9 Park Vista Way, Greenville on two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor 3rd Degree.

Investigators initiated an investigation on March 23rd, after receiving information from the Department of Social Services about an allegation of sexual misconduct. During the course of investigation, investigators discovered more than one pornographic video involving a child on an electronic device belonging to Moulton-Fowler.

Investigators always encourage anyone who might be a victim of a crime or have information regarding criminal activity, to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.

The Williamston Youth Academy serves children with behavioral and emotional disorders.

Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor said his department has no investigation related to the incident.