Alamance County Sheriff's Office arrests Triad man for soliciting a minor online

From October 2020 through December 2020, members of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Human Exploitation Team conducted an undercover operation involving an adult soliciting a minor for sexual acts. Through the investigation, Patrick Lee Willis of Winston-Salem, N.C. was developed as the suspect. On Monday January 4, 2021, investigators obtained an arrest warrant and search warrant for Mr. Willis. Officers from the Winston-Salem Police Department assisted Alamance County Sheriff’s Office investigators in locating, executing the search warrant and the arrest of Mr. Willis. Mr. Willis was transported to the Forsyth County Jail. 

From October 2020 through December 2020, members of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Human Exploitation Team conducted an undercover operation involving an adult soliciting a minor for sexual acts. Through the investigation, Patrick Lee Willis of Winston-Salem, N.C. was developed as the suspect.  

On Monday January 4, 2021, investigators obtained an arrest warrant and search warrant for Mr. Willis. Officers from the Winston-Salem Police Department assisted Alamance County Sheriff’s Office investigators in locating, executing the search warrant and the arrest of Mr. Willis.

Mr. Willis was transported to the Forsyth County Jail. 

This case is ongoing and additional charges are possible from the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at: 336-570-6300 and speak with a member of the Human Exploitation Team. You may also call Alamance County Crime stoppers at: 336-229-7100 or p3tips.com

Name:Patrick Lee Willis   W/M/39

Address:  313 S Green Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Charges:  1 count - Felony Solicit Minor by Computer

Bond:  $5,000.00 secured