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Williams’ Attorney Responds to Petition to Revoke Bond


By Tammy Moore Teague
Ernie Witt, criminal defense attorney for Jessica Williams, has filed a response to the petition by Scott County Deputy Prosecutor Mark Johnson on revoking her bond. –See related story.
The petition to the Scott County Circuit Court sought to revoke Williams’ bond stating she allegedly violated terms of her bond agreement by contacting the underaged victim. Five days later, Witt responded stating his client denies that claim and has asked the court to order discovery materials to support the petition. Furthermore, Witt asked for a dismissal of the claim. You can read Witt’s full response –here.
Williams, the former Waldron Middle School Vice-Principal, has been charged with five counts of sexual assault in the first degree, a class A felony, and one count of tampering with evidence, a class D felony. She was arrested back in August and released after posting a $100,000 bond. –See related story. Judge Donald Goodner further ordered Williams to have no contact with minors, male or female, except her own children and she was prohibited to go onto school and Boys and Girls Club grounds.
Williams entered a not guilty plea during the arraignment hearing in September. The case is set to go before a jury in Scott County Circuit Court on November 20 at 9:30 a.m.

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