Children's pastor arrested on sex charges

against a child less than 12-years-old

Houston County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Donald J. Valenza

Press Release

On March 29, 2018, the Houston County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Wesley Williamson, a 38 year old white male of Dothan, AL for three counts of Sexual Abuse of a Child Less Than 12 Years Old.

Williamson was placed in the Houston County Jail with Bonds totaling $90,000.00.

The Investigation is ongoing, and further charges may be forthcoming.


Williamson has served as a children's pastor at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church on Brannon Stand Road until recently.  There is currently an interim director of children in place at the church. 

WDHN reached out to Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, and has not heard back.

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