Sex Crime

Harrison County man arrested, bond revoked for failure to appear on child sex charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Hatfield man in Harrison County Monday on a capias warrant for failure to appear in court on several felony sex-related charges. Forty-one-year-old Michael John Welling has been charged with three counts of first-degree child molestation, first-degree statutory rape—sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Yoder brothers who face child sex charges waive preliminary hearing

Two brothers formerly of Hamilton voluntarily waived their right to a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court this week on multiple sex-related charges. Online information shows the court certified the cases of Enos Ray Yoder of Bloomfield, Iowa and Alfred Yoder of Albia, Iowa to Division One for arraignment March […]

William Derek Williams

Former teacher facing child sex charges appears in court

A former teacher at Cameron High School charged with felonies allegedly involving children appeared in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court Friday. The state filed an amended complaint, and 39-year-old William Derek Williams waived an arraignment and a preliminary hearing. He has been charged with three counts each of possession of child pornography […]

William Derek Williams

Cameron School District responds to felony sex charges against former teacher

Multiple charges were filed Wednesday in Clinton County against a Cameron resident, 39-year-old William Derek Williams, identified as a former teacher at Cameron High School. Online court information shows Williams is facing seven felony counts allegedly involving children. There are three counts alleging possession of child pornography on September 6th and 8th; three counts of […]