Bond set to $150K for 3D printed-gun creator accused of sex assault

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Cody Wilson faces felony charges and has a bond of $150,000.

HOUSTON, Texas (WPVI) -- The creator of the 3-D printed guns is back in the U.S. after he was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals.

Cody Wilson, from Austin, landed in Houston Saturday night after he was arrested and deported from Taiwan.

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Overnight, Wilson appeared before a judge in probable cause court.

Wilson, who created blueprints for 3D-printed guns, is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in Austin. Travis County had a warrant out for his arrest.

The teen told police Wilson paid her $500 after the encounter, then dropped her off at a Whataburger restaurant.

Earlier this year, Wilson made headlines for wanting to release 3-D gun blueprints over the internet through his Austin-based company.

Wilson's bond was set at $150,000.

t's unclear when he will make his way to Austin to face criminal charges.


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