Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
Arrest Made In Two Separate Child Sexual Abuse Cases
On 8/29/13 at 2:00 P.M., Willie Abercrombie,29, was arrested for child molestation in the first degree with a to be set bond and for statutory rape in the second degree with a bond of $4,500.00 at the Boone County Jail. The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Abercrombie for an outstanding Probation and Parole warrant during a traffic stop in Saline County where Abercrombie was the passenger in the vehicle. Abercrombie was then transferred to the Boone County Jail.
Officers took a report on 9/18/12 at 11:41 A.M., where the juvenile female victim, 11, was touched inappropriately over her clothing by Abercrombie in the 5000 block of Hatteras Drive.
Officers took a report on 4/7/13 at 8:42 P.M., where the juvenile female victim, 14, was sexually assaulted by Abercrombie in the 100 block of East Green Meadows Road. In both cases Abercrombie knew the two different families.