Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Rape

Modified: August 11, 2020 2:55pm

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 24-year-old Cameron N. Williams of Town of Tonawanda pleaded guilty today before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to one count of Attempted Rape in the First Degree, a Class “C” felony.

The defendant admitted that he attempted to engage in sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion with a juvenile victim at a location in the Town of Amherst on April 21, 2018.

Williams faces a maximum of 15 years in prison when he is sentenced on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. He remains held without bail.

DA Flynn commends Det. Ed Solak of the Amherst Police Department for his work in the investigation as well as Rebecca Roloff, FNP-BC, SANE- A, P from Oishei Children’s Hospital. 

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Bethany A. Solek of the DA’s Special Victims Unit and Assistant District Attorney Louis C. Mussari of the DA’s Felony Trials Bureau.