An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was arrested Tuesday night time for allegedly touring to Othello to pay for intercourse with a 13-year-old lady, Othello Police Chief Phil Schenck mentioned in a press launch.
Koby Don Williams, 47, of Ellensburg, was arrested on suspicion of tried business sexual abuse of a minor, second-degree tried rape of a kid and communication with a minor for immoral functions, the press launch mentioned.
Police found that Williams was employed as a “supervisory detention and deportation officer” with ICE. His supervisors had been notified upon his arrest and the division of Homeland Safety is absolutely cooperating with the investigation, police mentioned.
Williams was booked into the Adams County Jail in Ritzville however was launched on Wednesday on his personal recognizance. In an interview with the Columbia Basin-Herald, Schenck mentioned Williams didn’t seem like a flight threat and that his launch just isn’t unusual, contemplating he didn’t have a felony background.
The arrest was a part of an operation at lowering human intercourse trafficking in Othello. The Moses Lake Police Division, Toppenish Police Division and Washington Division of Corrections assisted with the investigation, Othello police mentioned.