Sex Crimes detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating suspected serial rapist Willie A. Williams Jr., 20, who is believed to have victimized seven women, several of them escorts, in six separate cases.
Three arrest warrants charging Williams with aggravated rape, aggravated robbery and attempted aggravated robbery are now outstanding in two of the six cases. Efforts to locate Williams have been unsuccessful.
In one of the charged cases from June 16th, Williams is alleged to have contacted a 22-year-old escort through a personals website. She reported that they agreed on a price for sex and that Williams showed up at her motel near the airport. After letting him in, the victim said Williams pulled a pistol, demanded her money, then put the gun to her head and demanded that she perform oral sex on him (aggravated rape & aggravated robbery warrants outstanding).
In the other case from June 19th, Williams is alleged to have arranged to meet a 29-year-old local woman for a date in the parking lot of a Cane Ridge Road apartment complex. When she arrived, she said Williams sat in the passenger seat of her vehicle armed with a large hunting knife. She said Williams demanded her belongings. She started screaming for help and Williams fled her car (attempted aggravated robbery warrant outstanding).
Williams is also suspected of sexually assaulting a 26-year-old woman at a Sidco Drive motel on February 13th; two women, ages 27 & 34, who were staying at a Claridge Drive motel on May 31st; and a 30-year-old woman who was staying at a Bell Road motel on June 14th. In another case from June 16th, Williams is alleged to have encountered a 21-year-old woman in a business parking lot on Donelson Pike and asked whether she wanted to buy marijuana. She took down his telephone number and called him later in the evening. When Williams arrived at her Elm Hill Pike motel room, she said he pulled a gun and forced her to perform oral sex on him.
Williams has a distinctive “BLESSED” tattoo covering the front of his neck. He is 6’l” tall and weighs 185 pounds. He is presumed to be armed.
Anyone seeing Williams or knowing his whereabouts is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. A cash reward is available.