12 October 2019
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Philip T. Rougeux
Troop D Commander
On October 12, 2019, State Police in Lysander arrested Joseph D. Williams, age 36 from Liverpool, NY for Burglary 2nd degree (class “C” felony - sexually motivated offense), Sex Abuse 1st degree (class “D” felony), and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree –Cocaine (class “A” misdemeanor).
An investigation conducted by the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has revealed at approximately 4:50 a.m., the suspect (Williams) entered the victim’s residence through an unlocked door and made his way past two sleeping children, into the back bedroom where the victim and her boyfriend were sleeping and began to have sexual contact with her. Williams was last seen running from the residence.
Williams was located a short time later by Troopers and taken into custody without incident. He was arraigned at the Onondaga County Centralized Arraignment Court and was remanded to the Onondaga County Justice Center on $10,000 cash bail / $15,000.00 bond.
The investigation is continuing.