Update: Carson City man arrested in child abduction, attempted sexual assault case


Kahlil Williams, 24, was arrested at Mills Park on Monday on multiple charges including the attempted sexual assault of a girl under age 14.

Deputies responded to a convenience store on Hot Springs Road for a report of a kidnapping. The victim’s aunt, who watches her during the day, said she sent the girl across the street to pick up lunches being delivered by her school.

The girl returned about 20 minutes later telling her aunt she had been taken by a man in a black car and that the man had tried to take her shorts down in the car. She told her aunt she screamed and told the man to take her back to Hot Springs Road.

The girl gave a detailed description of the man including his braided shoulder length hair and a tattoo of a dollar sign under his right eye as well as the description of the black car.

She told deputies she screamed at the man several times, holding on to her shorts so he couldn’t pull them down and that, finally, he drove her back to Hot Springs Road from the alley near an office building. She said when they got there, the man pushed her out of the vehicle and drove away.

Deputies used surveillance cameras along the route outside the Ron Wood Center and the Bank of the West building to find a black BMW on video at the time of the incident.

Deputies issued a press release with the suspect and vehicle descriptions about 4 p.m. Monday. Just an hour later, a caller told dispatch there was a BMW and a subject matching the person’s description at Mills Park.

Williams denied that he had done anything or had any contact with the girl. He said he had been at his Hot Springs Apartment until leaving for Mills Park. But his girlfriend told deputies he left about 9 a.m., about 90 minutes before the incident, and didn’t return to the apartment until after 11 a.m.

The arrest report says questioning stopped after Williams said he wanted to talk to an attorney.

He was booked on felony charges including kidnapping, attempted sexual assault of a minor under age 14, lewdness with a minor under 14 and gross misdemeanor false imprisonment. Bail was set at $250,000.


The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division is asking for assistance in locating a suspect in a Child Abduction case.

Monday morning around 10:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Hot Springs Rd. an elementary school aged student who was waiting for their lunch from the school delivery service was approached by an unidentified light brown colored male.

The male was driving a four door black BMW with dark windows, sunroof and large light colored rims; possibly silver or white rims, according to a press release from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

The male subject lured the juvenile into the vehicle and drove around with the child and then dropped the child off near the location the child was abducted. The male subject is described as having corn rows or dread locks type hair, having a dollar sign tattooed on his right cheek and wearing a white tank top with black shorts.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Carson City Sheriff’s Office.

Dispatch Center (775) 887-2677, Investigation Division Detective Hatley (775) 283-7852,

Investigations Sergeant Daniel Gonzales (775) 283-7850 or Secret Witness (775) 322-4900.

Case # 2020-2409


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