TROOPERS SAY SUSPECT CREATED FAKE SNAPCHAT ACCOUNT TO GET THE PICTURES FROM 2 MINORS
APRIL 1, 2021 – written by WADE QUEEN
CHILD SEX SUSPECT: LONNIE GENE WILLIAMS, 35, OF OLIVE HILL, KENTUCKY; WAS ARRESTED ON CHILD SEX CHARGES AFTER HE LURED TWO YOUNG CHILDREN TO SEND HIM PICTURES OF THEM IN SEX ACTS VIA A SOCIAL MESSAGE SERVICE.
A Carter County, Kentucky man is behind bars after the Kentucky State Police say he created a fake Snapchat and got lewd pictures from two children.
Lonnie Gene Williams III, 35, of Olive Hill, Kentucky; was charged with: possession/view matter portraying sexual performance by minor; prohibited use of electronic communications system to procure minor/peace offer: sex offenses; promoting a minor (UNDER/16) in sex performance, and sexual abuse, 1st degree, victim under/12 years of age.
KSP troopers stated that on March 28, they got a complaint of a person possibly having child pornography in his possession. After KSP investigators talked with a victim and learned about the photographs and other offenses, they spoke with the suspect, Lonnie Williams.
KSP troopers saId that is when they learned about his fake social media account.
Lonnie Williams is being held in the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson, KY., and is being held without bond.