Rape

Birmingham Police Officer Arrested on Rape, Drug Charges

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a Birmingham police officer was arrested on charges of rape and drug possession after investigators searched his home following a complaint about allegations of misconduct. Officer Matthew Wilcox, 37 was arrested and relieved of duties. Records show he was released from the Jefferson County Jail on a bail of $26,000 on Sunday. A statement…

After Serving 24 Years for Rape, Man Charged in 2020 Assault

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama man who spent 24 years in prison for rape is in jail again in connection with another rape that happened months after his release. 71-year-old Willard Smith, of Brent, was jailed on June 22 on multiple charges with bonds totaling $90,000. Smith is accused of rape and sodomy at knifepoint. The crime was reported…

WANTED: Eclectic Police Searching for Rape, Sexual Abuse Suspect

The Ecletic Police Department is currently searching for the location of a man wanted for multiple sexual assault charges. Police identified the sexual assault suspect as William Dunaway III. Police say Dunaway is wanted for Rape 1st but also has an outstanding warrant for sexual abuse 1st. Eclectic police continue to search for Dunaway. If you have any information on…

Dadeville Man Charged with Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges of a Child Under 12-Years Old

A Dadeville man is behind bars following an investigation into the Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old. Roger Wayne Pennington, 37, was arrested and charged with the following charges: Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old Rape 1st Degree Sodomy 1st Degree Possession of Child Pornography Production of Child Pornography Sexual Torture Willful Abuse of a Child…

Convicted Rapist Wanted on New Sexual Abuse Charges

The United States Marshals Fugitive Taskforce is searching for the location of Domestic Violence Offender Clifford Watts. Watts is described as a black male, 5’11” ft. in height, weighing approximately 235lbs (D.O.B. 5/19/1968). Investigators say that 52-year-old Watts is wanted for the charge of Sex Abuse 1st degree and Violation of Community Notification Act. The warrants were secured on June…

North Carolina Man Charged with Rape of Juvenile Family Member in Auburn

On March 15, Auburn Police arrested Kyrie Reshod King, 23, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, on rape second degree and sodomy second degree charges. The arrest stems from an investigation into a sexual assault that was reported to police on February 3. The victim, a female juvenile, reported being sexually assaulted at a residence in Auburn by a distant family member….

Beauregard Teen Charged with Rape of 10-Year-Old Girl

On July 30, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into allegations of a sexual assault that occurred against a 10-year-old female in Beauregard. Jeremiah Terrell Wagner, 18, of Beauregard was developed as a suspect. A search warrant was obtained for Wagner’s DNA and submitted to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for analysis and comparison with evidence…

Covington Co. Man Wanted for Rape and Assault

There is an active search for a man wanted for rape and assault in Convington county. 54-year-old John Paul Williams was last seen around Prestwood Bridge Road. Authorities say he is suicidal and should be considered dangerous. He has ties in Samson, Dothan, and Geneva. They are urging people to not make contact with him. If you know where he…