A judge set a $75,000 bond for the former Lowcountry teacher accused of assaulting minor boy

Charleston, South Carolina – On Thursday, a judge set bond at $75,000 for the 37-year-old Robert Dewayne Williams accused of sexually assaulting a minor boy four years ago.

According to the authorities, Williams, a medical doctor and former Lowcountry substitute teacher, was arrested last week in Alabama for allegedly sexually assaulting 14-year-old boy, in incident that happened in 2018.

The suspect was arrested on May 4 by the local authorities in Alabama and was transferred to South Carolina on Wednesday. He was booked into the Al Cannon Detention Center.

The investigation about the alleged incident started early April when the victim, now 18 years old, reported the incident to the local authorities for the first time.

The victim told investigators he met Williams at the high school where Williams was substitute teaching and that Williams had been tutoring him. The victim, who was 14 at the time, said he was assaulted by Williams after they had watched a movie together in a theater.

Robert Dewayne Williams, 37, was arrested on a charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor 11 to 14 years of age.

As of now, no additional details about the case are available.

Monica Doyle


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