New Florence officer accused of stalking ex-girlfriend, sending her explicit photos to her mom

Published: May. 27, 2022 at 2:16 PM CDT
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ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOV) - Authorities in St. Charles arrested a New Florence, Mo. police officer who reportedly stalked his ex-girlfriend and uploaded explicit videos to Only Fans Wednesday,

Williams Barnes II was charged with second-degree stalking, and two counts of non-consensual dissemination of private sexual images. His bond is set at $25,000.

According to investigators, an unidentified woman, who allegedly broke up with Barnes around July 2021, believed the police officer was following her after receiving specific text messages pertaining to her location. Police said the woman took her friend to the Ameristar Casino on Aug. 17 and when she pulled up she got a notification. The alleged text from Barnes asked if she was betting on red or black and if she was going to the casino with someone else.

The woman told police she never went inside the building or exited her car.

Nine days later, detectives said the woman got another text while she was visiting her friend at an apartment in Weldon Springs. This message stated she had parked next to Barnes’ car although she didn’t. On Aug. 27, the woman searched her car where she found a GPS tracker, Police identified an email and phone number belonging to Barnes.

Barnes also allegedly told the victim he uploaded her explicit videos to OnlyFans and users were paying to watch them. While questioned by police, Barnes admitted to sending the victim’s nude photos to her mother and posting sexual videos. He denied actually uploading videos to OnlyFans.