3D-printed gun designer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault | The Texas Tribune
Cody Wilson, an Austin man who gained national attention for his push to make blueprints for 3D-printed guns publicly available on the internet, has been charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl, according to an arrest affidavit filed Wednesday in Travis County District Court.
The affidavit said Wilson, 30, had sex with a girl under the age of 17 on Aug. 15 at the Archer Hotel in Austin and paid her $500. Commander Troy Officer of the Austin Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit confirmed at a Wednesday afternoon press conference that the girl was 16. Wilson is not currently in custody, and his last known location is Taipei, Taiwan. The girl told her story to a counselor on Aug. 22, and the counselor called the Austin Police Department.