In the Northernmost large city of Ohio, Columbus, crime is often rampant. An inner city that struggles with typical gun and drug related violence is the normal.
However two days before Mother's Day police had a call about a vicious attack and attempting drowning against of mother of two. Her Children's father Vincent R. Williams is the alleged suspect of whom police are now offering a cash reward in a nationwide manhunt.
Central Ohio’s CrimeStoppers organization which is dedicated to the reporting of illegal activities and apprehension of criminal suspects reports that “Vincent Williams became involved in a domestic dispute with the mother of his children. The situation turned violent, resulting in Williams attempting to drown the mother of his children by forcing her into a bathtub full of water and restraining her in a manner that held her face under water with the purpose to terrorize her, while the children were present."
Columbus authorities have issued a warrant for kidnapping and felonious domestic violence for his arrest with the potential for attempted murder. Williams is described as a black man, 5’11”, 215 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last known to be living in the 4000 block of Keeler Drive in east Columbus near Livingston Avenue and Hamilton Road.
Williams has a long rap sheet of prior criminal activity with domestic violence offenses in 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2015 all in Franklin County. He also was charged with obstructing official business and resisting arrest in 2011 and aggravated menacing in 2010. In those particular cases he plead guilty to lesser offenses which is a common scenario in Ohio to reduce the burden of costs on the already bankrupt court systems in preventing a costly trial.
CrimeStoppers is now offering a cash reward for any information that leads to the potential arrest or indictment of the Williams who they say is responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to their website at www.stopcrime.org and e-mail your tip.