Judge finds no probable cause in Williams case

Published 4:37 pm Tuesday, September 2, 2008

A specially appointed judge has determined no probable cause exists to have a grand jury consider sexual harassment charges against a Dallas County commissioner.

The order from Judge Don McMillan of Perry County was made public minutes ago.

More than a week ago, the judge heard nearly three hours of testimony from six witnesses in a case against Commissioner Curtis Williams.

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Williams was accused of sexually harassing Lee Cleveland, 24, a former student at Southside High School. Williams had maintained his innocence.

More on this story in Wednesday’s print edition of The Selma Times-Journal.