Scott Co. man facing 20 felony charges in child rape indictment

Scott County (WVLT) -- The Scott County sheriff calls it the most horrifying incident of sexual abuse he has seen since taking office.

Roger Dwight Williams is charged with 20 felony counts, including rape of a child, aggravated sexual battery, and kidnapping.

He was arrested and remains in jail on a $750,000 bond.

In the indictment, it says that Williams was involved in a sex ring against children ages three to approximately thirteen in both Scott and Morgan counties.

The indictment says the children were family and friends related to Williams.

Williams is scheduled to be arraigned on April 7th.


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