<a href="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2015\/12\/william_white_williams.web_.jpg"><img src="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2015\/12\/william_white_williams.web_-300x300.jpg" alt="william_white_williams.web" width="300" height="300" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-10996" \/><\/a>\r\n\u00a0\r\nWilliam White Williams, II, 68, of Mountain City, Tennessee, was arrested December 16 at National Alliance headquarters in Mill Point on a charge of battery, a misdemeanor.\r\nThe warrant for his arrest stated that probable cause had been found that Williams committed the offense in Pocahontas County September 30, 2015.\r\nThe Criminal Complaint states that Pocahontas County Sheriff\u2019s Deputy B. L. Kelly, along with Sheriff [David] Jonese, spoke with Garland E. DeCourcy about the incident December 2, 2015, and recorded the following information:\r\n\u201cMs. DeCourcy stated that she worked for the National Alliance, located in Mill Point and worked for William White Williams, II.\u00a0 Ms. DeCourcy stated that on September 30, 2015, she entered her office at Mill Point and Williams met her. Ms. DeCourcy stated that Mr. Williams lunged toward her and began choking her, and that Mr. Williams\u2019 force knocked her into the corner of the room, away from the door.\u201d\u00a0\r\nAccording to DeCourcy, Michael Oljaca, who also worked for the National Alliance was present during the incident and pried Williams\u2019 hands from her neck and pushed him away.\r\nOljaca stated that he was standing outside the doorway to DeCourcy\u2019s office and saw Williams get up from his chair and lunge toward DeCourcy while making a motion with his left hand to \u201csmack her.\u201d Oljaca stated that Williams began choking DeCourcy with his right hand. Oljaca said he pulled Williams off of De Courcy and had to physically restrain him to prevent him from doing further damage.\r\nA warrant for Williams\u2019 arrest was issued December 16, and he was picked up that day.\r\nWilliams appeared in Magistrate Carrie Wilfong\u2019s court where he pleaded not guilty to the battery charge, and a cash bond was set at $1,000. He was remanded to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail that day, and was released on bond December 17, under the following terms: \u201cTo have no direct or indirect physical or verbal contact by email, social media, phone, text or by any third party by methods listed, with Garland DeCourcy and Michael Oljaca...\u201d\r\nNo hearing date has been set for this matter.\r\nA January 7, 2014 article on the Southern Poverty Law Center\u2019s Hate Watch website identifies Williams as one of two former senior National Alliance members who \u201cannounced their intentions to bring what was once America\u2019s most influential hate group back to its glory days by relaunching it in another state under their own leadership.\u201d\r\nThat relaunching plan was to utilize a barn on Williams\u2019 remote property in Mountain City, Tennessee.\r\nIt was noted that Williams is a retired Army Special Forces Operator.