Former TN trooper charged with sexual assault of a minor

(WMC-TV) – A former Tennessee state trooper is charged with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old.

Wade Williams is accused of two counts of aggravated statutory rape, sexual exploitation of a minor, and especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.  He was a trooper assigned to the Cookeville District.

Williams turned himself in to the Pickett County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday morning. He posted a $100,000 bond and was released.