Winnsboro man indicted on trafficking, sex assault charges

Winnsboro man indicted on trafficking, sex assault charges

QUITMAN, TX (KLTV) - A Winnsboro man has been arrested following a grand jury indictment which alleges he took part in sex trafficking and multiple sexual assaults of a child.

Billy Mac Whitson, 39, is charged with one count of first-degree trafficking of persons and 10 counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child. He was arrested on the charges Friday and is being held on a $500,000 bond.

According to the indictment, Whitson engaged in sexual conduct with a child under the age of 18, who was the victim of trafficking. The indictment states Whitson had sex with the girl on several occasions between June 1, 2017, and Sept. 18, 2017.

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