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Columbus woman arrested on child porn, sex trafficking charges

WTVM News Leader 9 at 5:30am
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 4:02 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A Columbus woman is facing charges in connection to a child porn case.

37-year-old Townes Ward Borum was arrested Saturday after a search warrant pertaining to an ongoing sexual exploitation of children investigation, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

GBI says its Child Exploitation and Compute Crimes Unit received information from the Cyber Crimes Unit of the Bergen County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office involving Borum.

According to officials, Borum possessed, manufactured, and/or distributed explicit child sexual abuse material. She was booked in the Muscogee County Jail on the following charges:

  • Possession of child pornography
  • Distribution of child pornography
  • Production of child pornography
  • Trafficking of a person for sexual servitude

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