Columbus man facing 17 sex crimes charges

Columbus man facing 17 sex crimes charges

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police have taken a man into custody and given 17 sex crime charges, many of which involve children.

Demetris Antonio Willis, 24, was arrested by the CPD Sex Crimes Unit at approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 5.

Willis’ charges include:

  • Two counts of statutory rape
  • Three counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes
  • Two counts of aggravated child molestation
  • Two counts of sodomy
  • Two counts of child molestation
  • Six counts of computer pornography child exploitation act

He is currently being held in the Muscogee County Jail. He is scheduled to appear in Recorder’s Court on Saturday, June 6 at 8:00 a.m. His hearing will be rescheduled to Thursday, June 11 at 9:00 a.m.

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