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Holts Summit man arrested for felony child abuse, tampering with victim

Date:  June 28, 2017

Reporting Officer:  Sheriff Clay Chism

Arrested person information: 

Oren Williams, 28, of Holts Summit


On June 27, 2017, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Oren Williams, 28, of Holts Summit with Felony Abuse of a Child and Felony Victim Tampering.  Williams remains in the custody of the Callaway County Jail pending the posting of $25,000.00 cash only bond.

The charges above were brought forth pursuant to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office investigation initiated at a residence near Holts Summit on June 20, 2017.  Through the investigation, in conjunction with the State of Missouri Children’s Division, it was determined a juvenile child had sustained serious physical injury related to an act of abuse.

Subsequently, on June 26, 2017, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Williams, leading to the formal charges on June 27, 2017.

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office and State of Missouri Children’s Division continue to investigate.

The investigation is ongoing and further charges could be forthcoming.  NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of press release.

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