Son of Kermit Police Chief Arrested

KERMIT - The son of Kermit's top cop is behind bars and facing some serious charges.

17-year old Justin Williams was arrested Friday night. He's the son of Kermit Police Chief Scott Williams.

Justin Williams has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault.

According to the Winkler County Sheriff's Office, he's accused of kidnapping a girl at knife-point on Thursday and then sexually assaulting her in a car later.

Williams remains behind bars. His bond has been set at $50,000.