Rape

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…

Perry Co. Man Sentenced to 9 Life Sentences for Sexually Abusing Girls

A Perry County man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for sexually abusing teen girls. “He would sexually abuse them and then tell them he loved them, but if they told anyone he would kill them,” said District Attorney Michael Jackson. 49-year-old Tony Carver Simmons was sentenced to 9 life sentences that will be served concurrently.  He…

Troy Police Charge Tallassee Man With Rape

Troy Police have charged Richard Alexander Davidson, 20, of Tallassee with rape 1st degree. Davidson is accused of raping a 20-year-old woman at a residence in the 100 block of Nat Avenue on March 24. After interviewing the victim at Troy Regional Medical Center, authorities say they collected several items as evidence that are being examined at the Alabama Department…

Montgomery Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing a Child

A Montgomery man is facing life in prison after sexually abusing a child. Authorities say Denardo Laster was convicted of rape, sodomy, and incest. They say because of Laster’s criminal record, he faces a mandatory life sentence without parole.  “Denardo Laster preyed on the victim’s vulnerability. He is a truly despicable individual who deserves to spend the rest of his…

Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted in Millbrook Apartment Complex

Millbrook Police are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a sex assault case at an apartment complex. A woman told police that on July 4 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., a man came up behind her and forced his way into her apartment unit and sexually assaulted her. It happened in the 2200 block of Crossings Drive. The woman…

Anti-Rape Group Receives Federal Grant of Almost $400,000

DOJ grant goes to Alabama Coalition Against Rape

The Alabama Coalition Against Rape has been awarded a grant for $390,973 from the U.S. Department of Justice. The grant came through The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). The coalition described itself as  “a statewide nonprofit organization working to prevent sexual violence in the State of Alabama. Since its inception in 1995, ACAR has utilized its voice…

Deatsvillle Woman Charged With Having Sex With a Minor

A Deatsville woman is facing multiple charges after admitting to having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old child. Jennifer Rose Ingram, 31, is charged with three counts of rape, two counts of sodomy, and one count of furnishing a controlled substance to a minor. Reports show Ingram having a sexual relationship with the child during the months of November and December….