Nathaniel Tyler Byrd
Walhalla, SC)————————————–Investigators from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office have charged a Pink Hill, NC man with one count each of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor – 3rd Degree and Dissemination of Obscene Material to Person under 18 Years of Age.
20 year old Nathaniel Tyler Byrd was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 3:46pm Tuesday. Byrd was released from jail yesterday on a combined $50,000 personal recognizance bond.
Investigators received a report, on September 22nd, regarding a reported exchange of obscene material between the victim, a teenager, and Byrd. Investigators began the process of gathering evidence, and spoke to Byrd, who agreed to turn himself in as arrest warrants were obtained against him.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation. In order to preserve the integrity of the investigation, and that of the minor victim in the case, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office will not be releasing any information that could directly or indirectly, identify the victim in this case.
Pink Hill, NC is located in the eastern part of North Carolina, about an hour and a half east of Fayetteville, NC.