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Palmer,TN Man Charged With Child Porn Production

Jimmy Walter Rollins

Thursday (Nov. 29, 2012) the Winchester Police Department is reporting the arrest of, Jimmy Walter Rollins, of Palmer, TN, on Federal Indictments for Eight Counts of Child Pornography Production. The indictments were presented by the United States Attorney’s Office in Chattanooga; Rollins is facing a minimum of 25 years in federal prison on each indictment. The investigation was a joint investigation with the TBI, FBI along with Grundy County authorities. The Investigation was started by Detective Chris Layne of the Winchester Police Department, Internet Crimes Against Children Unit and he was assisted by TBI agent Larry Davis and FBI Special Agent Scott Barker. During this investigation, over a dozen children from this region have been identified being sexually exploited by the defendant. Over 300,000 photos and videos were discovered during a search warrant of the defendant’s residence. Detective Layne processed the evidence and during the forensic process examination he identified multiple productions of child pornography and sexual assaults by the defendant on innocent children. Detective Layne has identified 15 children from this region in these productions. The evidence collected has shown the defendant committing these crimes for over twenty years.