Man faces rape charges
A man has been indicted by a Morgan County grand jury on charges of rape, sodomy and abuse.
The Morgan County Special Victims Unit and sheriff’s deputies arrested William Chris Nelms, 40, Feb. 18 after being indicted on charges of rape 1st, sodomy 1st, sex abuse 1st, and sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 years old. He was placed in the Morgan County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
In addition to the above charges, Nelms was also charged with non-support of a child with a purge amount of $16,771.44.