published Friday, December 9th, 2011

Harry Willard Williams arrested in child rape case

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    Harry Willard Williams, 48, who has been charged with two counts of child rape.

A Hamilton County man charged with raping two young Chickamauga, Ga., boys was arrested this week, court records show.

Harry Willard Williams, 48, was indicted on two counts of child rape by the Hamilton County grand jury on Nov. 30, but was not arrested until Tuesday.

Williams is accused of repeatedly raping the two boys between Jan. 1, 2010 and April 15 of this year, according to an indictment filed in Hamilton County Criminal Court.

The indictment did not state Williams’ relationship to the boys or the boys’ precise ages, but indicated that they were between three and 13 years old.

Assistant District Attorney Bill West said he could not comment on the circumstances surrounding the case or how Williams came into contact with the children, but said the boys were “very young.”

West said the cases involving young children are often brought directly to the grand jury instead of going through General Sessions Court. The move protects young children from having to testify in open court on several occasions and also protects their identity, he said.

Williams is currently in custody at the Hamilton County Jail. His next court date is Dec. 16 before Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman.

Willams previously has been charged in Hamilton County for driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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ThinBlue706 said...

I hope some of the "common, decent criminals" or "cdc"'s that have children of their own, in the Hamilton county jail take care of this one.

December 9, 2011 at 9:04 a.m.
macropetala8 said...

I had to go to the right-to-know" link to pull up a picture of this fine upstanding-pillar-ofthe-community.{sarcasm} {sarcasm*} Then I realized why.

December 9, 2011 at 10:02 a.m.
DeerSlayer said...

I hope he gets taken care of in jail. The earth don't have room for a piece of trash that likes to prey on little innocent boys. If it were one of my three boys this happend to, i'd be getting visits from my family in prison becuase I'd handle it myself. I think most caring parents would say the same.

December 9, 2011 at 4:47 p.m.
skyboxer said...

Any "dead pool" bet takers? I'd lay odds he won't live more than ... six months ... once he gets carted off to a maximum security pen.

December 9, 2011 at 5:07 p.m.
fireguy3006 said...

There is more chance for some "jailhouse justice" than you may think. As a former law enforcement officer I was told for years that prison inmates hold child molesters in a very special regard. They are seen as the lowest of the low in inmate society and are rumored to live in that way by all means available. Happy Hunting!!!

December 9, 2011 at 5:35 p.m.
Lr103 said...

fireguy3006, with your attitude society is better off with you being a former law enforcement officer. As a former LE, tell us, what happens to law enforcement officers charged with such crimes? Oops! Don't answer. We already know. They get to keep their jobs and get promotions.

December 9, 2011 at 6:02 p.m.
jesse said...

well i been waitin on some of that "jailhouse justice "for jamie lee skyles and it ain't happened yet so what you gonna do?

maybe judge starnes will grow some cahones and lay some serious time on his ass,BUT don't hold your breath!!

December 9, 2011 at 6:33 p.m.
maryjanicep said...

Don't just get angry do something. Write, email or call your representatives and demand child molesters get life w/o parole. How many do a little time to get out and repeat their crimes w/more children. They never stop, a known fact so why let them out.

December 9, 2011 at 7:39 p.m.
daisy2u said...

Dont always beleive everything you see in this paper till all the evidence it brought forth. The mother in this case also needs to be investigated and has been turned in by several ppl who know the facts! If DCS had been doing their job correctly and placed the childern with other family, the childern would not be going thru this!

December 15, 2011 at 6:25 a.m.
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