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Columbia man indicted on sex charges

COLUMBIA, MS. - A 52-year-old Columbia man was arrested Tuesday on a grand jury indictment for five counts of sexual battery and five counts of statutory rape.

The indictment alleges that Willie D. Smith began having inappropriate sexual contact with a girl in 2002 when she was 11-years-old and continued to do so until March 2009 when she was 17.

The Marion County Informer could not reach Smith for comment.

Shortly after being arrested by the Sheriff's Office, Smith, 194 Blue Springs Road, was released from Marion County Jail on Tuesday after posting a $275,000 bond.

Count One of the 10-count indictment alleges that on March 14, 2009 Smith engaged in sexual penetration with the girl, who was 17 years old at the time.

Count Two alleges that on March 9, 2009 Smith engaged in sexual penetration with the girl, who was 17-years-old at the time.

Count Three alleges that on Nov. 18, 2008 Smith engaged in sexual penetration with the girl, who was 17 at the time.

Count Four alleges that from March 1, 2008-March 31, 2008 Smith engaged in sexual penetration with the girl, who was 16-years-old at the time.

County Five alleges that from April 1 2002-April 30, 2002 Smith had sexual intercourse with the girl, who was 11-years-old at the time.

Count Six alleges that from April 1, 2002 to April 30, 2003 Smith had sexual intercourse with the child, who was 12-years-old at the time.

Count Seven alleges that from April 1, 2004 to April 30, 2004 Smith had sexual intercourse with the girl, who was 13 at the time.

Count Eight alleges that from April 1, 2005 to April 30, 2005 Smith had sexual intercourse with the girl, who was 14 at the time.

Count Nine alleges that from April 1, 2006 to April 30, 2006 Smith had sexual intercourse with the girl, who was 15 at the time.

Count 10 alleges that from April 1, 2007 to April 30, 2007 Smith engaged in sexual penetration with the girl who was 16 at the time.

Information provided by Marion County Informer, http://marioncountyinformer.com/

 

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