City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090806-169
Thursday, August 06, 2009

Help Catch a Child Predator

The Sacramento Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant on 51-year-old Odis Williams for sexual acts that occurred from 2001-2009.  The victims of his assaults were two of his step daughters and one of their friends.

In July 2009, the Sacramento Police Department was notified by the victims that they had been sexually assaulted by Odis Williams since they were 8 and 9 years old.  The investigation showed that he also sexually assaulted a teenage friend of the victims.  The last incident of sexual assault occurred in early 2009. 

It is believed that Odis Williams is aware that he is wanted and is on the run.  Williams is described as a male Black, 6'2", 215 lbs, black hair, and dark eyes.  Williams is wanted for continuous sexual abuse of a child, oral copulation with a person under 18, and unlawful sexual intercourse with minor. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Odis Williams

Odis Williams

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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