Human Trafficking 01-29-2019

On 01/25/2019 Officers from the Graham Police Department responded to the Flying J travel plaza, 1043 Jimmie Kerr Rd. Graham NC, 27253, in reference to an assault. Once there the officers encountered a female victim. Upon further inquiry, it was determined that this case involved multiple police jurisdictions. As a result of the investigation the suspect, Winston Donnie Williams Jr. B/M 47 YOA, was charged with Human Trafficking – NCGS 14-43.11(A), 1st Degree Kidnapping – NCGS 14-39, Promoting Prostitution – NCGS 14-205.3(A)(2), Assault on a Female – NCGS 14-33(C)(2), Assault with a Deadly Weapon – NCGS 14-33(C)(1), Communicating Threats – NCGS 14-277.1, Possession of Firearm by Felon – NCGS 14-415.1, Possession of Firearm in Violation of a Domestic Violence Order – NCGS 14-269.8. Williams had left the scene prior to the reporting officer’s arrival but was arrested on 01/27/19 by the Person County Sheriff’s Office. He is currently being held in the Person County jail under a $500,000 secured bond.

Due to the nature of these crimes, the complexity of the investigation, and continued investigative efforts of law enforcement no further details of this investigation can be released at this time.
Below is a booking photograph from a 01/20/2019 arrest in Alamance County. THIS IS NOT THE BOOKING PHOTOGRAPH FROM THIS CURRENT ARREST.