A Shreveport man convicted last year of forcing sex acts on an unconscious female was sentenced to serve almost 70 years in prison by a Caddo Parish judge.

Thursday, January 18, 2024, District Judge Chris Victory sentenced Erick Lamond Williams, 47, who was convicted August 23 of the April 24, 2022 attack on the adult victim, who was inebriated.

Williams was charged with third-degree rape, crime against nature, simple escape and resisting an officer with force or violence. He was sentenced to 45 years for the rape, 10 years for the crime against nature, eight years for escape and five years for resisting. The hard-labor terms are to be served consecutively, totaling 68 years. Williams was sentenced as a habitual offender and must register as a sex offender for life. His victim and her family were present for the sentencing and were pleased with the outcome.

As Williams committed the criminal acts, a resident in the apartment captured the sex acts in photos and video. After his arrest, Williams fled from police custody and while resisting, broke an arm of one of the police officers involved.

Williams was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Sam Crichton and Victoria Washington. He was defended by Michael Enright and Stephen Folk-Cruthirds.

The case was docket No. 388775.

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