Surveillance officer arrested for sexual assault of probationer

Melvin Williams
Melvin Williams(WRDW)
Published: Jun. 2, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT
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Friday, June 2, 2017

MCDUFFIE COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A Georgia Department of Community Supervision Surveillance Officer has been arrested following a GBI investigation of sexual assault.

Melvin Eugene Williams, 44, of Augusta, has been arrested for the offense of sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.

GBI investigators said during the course of their investigation, they determined that Williams did have sexual contact with one of his probationers.

Williams turned himself into the GBI and was transported to the McDuffie County Detention Center on Wednesday.