Oliver Springs authorities were notified of information obtained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding occurrences of child sexual exploitation at a residence on Shady Road in Oliver Springs.
An agent with the Knoxville Division of the F.B.I. obtained a search warrant for the address and primary residence of 24-year-old David Tyler Wilson. Facts to support the search warrant were collected by an undercover agent who had been conversing with Wilson between October 1, 2018 and October 3, 2018 through the social media application, KIK.
Wilson apparently admitted to the undercover agent that he was sexually active with his 4-year-old niece and his 10-month-old niece.
Wilson stated to the undercover agent that he had been incarcerated in the past for child pornography.
Wilson supposedly sent multiple very explicit images of children that he stated were his nieces.
According to the FBI agent, the undercover officer began conversing with Wilson who actively transmitted several pornographic images.
This agent also had a video conversation utilizing the social media application, KIK. During the video conversation, Wilson discussed setting up a system to sell child pornography involving nieces. This conversation was conducted utilizing video, allowing the undercover agent to positively identify Wilson.
IP addresses were collected through Comcast and subscriber identification and physical address information indicated transmissions were being made consistently from the address on Shady Road in Oliver Springs.
Subscriber information from KIK was obtained including device information a ZTE Android N9519. An Android ZTE was collected from the home and bedroom believed to be Wilson’s during the search warrant conducted yesterday (October 3, 2018).
Wilson was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor. He was booked into the Roane County jail late last night and initially placed under no bond.