Glendale man arrested in child pornography investigation

A Glendale man is in jail, accused of having sexually explicit images of a child on his phone.

Posted: Oct 17, 2019 10:51 AM

GLENDALE, Ore. – A Glendale man is in jail, accused of having sexually explicit images of a child on his phone.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said detectives contacted Paul Wertz, 39, on Wednesday regarding a sex crime investigation. Authorities said they received a report that Wertz had pornographic images of a minor child on his cell phone.

Detectives allegedly found that Wertz had taken nude photos of a 5-year-old.

Wertz was taken to the Douglas County Jail and charged with first-degree possession of materials depicting sexually explicit conduct of a child.

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