Tonawanda Man Sentenced for Attempted Rape Charge

Modified: October 23, 2020 3:30pm

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 24-year-old Cameron N. Williams of Town of Tonawanda has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to a determinate sentence of 6 years in prison followed by 10 years of post-release supervision. He will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.

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 pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Rape in the First Degree, a Class “C” felony, on August 11, 2020.

Judge Eagan issued an order of protection on behalf of the victim.

DA Flynn commends Detectives Ed Solak and Ron Smith of the Amherst Police Department for their 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.