Third arrest in Willis case made in Greer Saturday

Published on Saturday, November 10, 2018

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Jermaine Bernard Williams

Greenville County Sheriff's Office

Jermaine Bernard Williams


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Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown announced a third arrest in the W.E. Willis case.

Earlier Saturday, at approximately 4 a.m. investigators descended on the residence of 108 Roe Street, in Greer, where they arrested 38-year-old, Jermaine Bernard Williams.

Williams was previously arrested on marijuana charges during the Nov. 7 search warrants related to the Willis incident but bonded out after no charges were immediately issued associated to the robbery/kidnapping case.

The Sheriff’s Office continued its investigation into identifying the other suspects involved and earlier Saturday morning learned information that enabled them to establish probable cause connecting Williams’ to the crimes. He is being charged with the following:

• Burglary 1st degree

• Assault and Battery 1st Degree

• 2 counts of Kidnapping

• Arson 3rd degree

• Criminal Conspiracy

• Grand Larceny over $10,000

• 2 counts of Armed Robbery

The investigation is still ongoing and law enforcement is asking for anyone with additional information to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME (232-7463).




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