3D gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with having sex with minor
By Daniel Terrill
Cody Wilson, president of Defense Distributed, updated the audience at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in September 2017 about his company’s lawsuit over 3D printed guns against the State Department as well as the evolution of the topic. (Photo: Christen Smith/Guns.com)
The gun rights advocate who has led a multi-year legal battle against the government to publish plans for 3D printed firearms has been charged with having sex with an underage girl.
Cody Wilson, 31, of Austin, Texas, has been charged with sexual assault of a minor, according to an arrest warrant filed in a Travis County court. The victim — a female under the age of 17 — told investigators that Wilson paid her $500 for sex at an Austin hotel on Aug. 15.
Wilson, using the screen name “Sanjuro,” met the victim on the dating website SugarDaddyMeet.com and they exchanged phone numbers. Via text message, Wilson described himself as a “big deal” and told her his name. She searched his name and found news articles about him. He also sent her an image of his penis and in return she sent a nude photo.
Then, the two met at a coffee shop in Austin and Wilson drove her to a hotel where