West Ashley man expected to plead guilty to criminal sexual conduct with a child

Johnnie Williams

A 68-year-old West Ashley man accused of molesting a child over a six-year period and raping another child more than four decades ago heads to court this afternoon.

Johnnie Williams is scheduled to enter a guilty plea to the charges against him.

Court records say Williams molested a girl when she was between the ages of 4 and 10, according to Charleston police. Williams was in his late 40s and early 50s at the time, court filings show.

Authorities allege that Williams also raped a 9-year-old girl in 1967, when he was 24 years old. Williams guided the girl to a living room floor and then put his hand over he mouth while he assaulted her, according to an arrest report.

Check back later for updates from his hearing.

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