A Case of Stolen Valor

On May 2nd, 2022, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a concerned citizen.  The citizen was reporting a potential situation of Stolen Valor.  It was reported a benefit motorcycle ride was held for Christopher Williams, 45 of Oxford Junction, in Mount Pleasant, IA in September of 2020.

An investigation into the incident determined Christopher was portraying to be a veteran of the armed forces.  Christopher had received over $4500 in monetary gain from the motorcycle ride.  Several attempts were made to verify Christopher’s veteran status.  No records were ever found of Christopher being a member of the armed forces.

On July 11th, Christopher was charged with Fraudulent Practice in the 2nd Degree, a class D Felony.  Warrants have been issued for Christophers arrest.

***A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.****