Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-236

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 13, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Arrest Warrant Issued for Sexual Battery Suspect

    Detectives are seeking information on the location of James Williams III.
    • Wednesday
    • July 6, 2011
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County


    James Elbert Williams III
    DOB 11-22-71
    10939 Corey Lake Drive, Tampa


    • 2 counts of Sexual Battery


    On July 1, 2011, personal trainer James Williams, was arrested for one count sexual battery on a female client.

    The sexual battery occurred on June 27, 2011 at Williams’ place of business, Club Tone, 5038 Linebaugh Avenue, Tampa. The victim, an adult female, told detectives that she hired Williams as a personal trainer and met him at his studio that morning. During a personal training session the victim was sexually battered.

    On July 2, 2011 Williams posted a $50,500 bond and was released from the county jail.

    Since that time, a second adult female victim has come forward with the same allegations against Williams. As a result of the investigation Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives have issued a warrant for the arrest of James Elbert Williams III for two counts of Sexual Battery.

    Detectives are asking for anyone who has had contact with the suspect and believes they may be a victim of a crime to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 814-247-8200.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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