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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 6, 2015

HEIDELBERG MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR

 

Jackson, Miss. – Aaron Grant Willis, 25, of Heidelberg, Mississippi, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, was sentenced on February 5, 2015 by U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to 18 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for sexual contact with a minor under the age of twelve, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis.

Willis was also ordered to pay a $5,000.00 fine and register as a sex offender. The crime occurred on the tribal lands of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Choctaw Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Lemon.

Updated February 6, 2015