Convicted child rapist now charged with intimidation

Anthony Demar Smith charged with intimidation in Montgomery County. (Photo/Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation)
Anthony Demar Smith charged with intimidation in Montgomery County. (Photo/Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man serving life in prison for having sex with children is now accused of threatening Montgomery County prosecutors and judges.

Anthony Demar Smith, 27, is charged with ten counts of intimidation and eight counts of intimidation of an attorney.

Prosecutors say they received a letter from Smith in December 2014 in which he lists a number of people “will be targeted”.

Current and former judges as well as current and former assistant prosecutors were named in the handwritten letter.

“The fact that this defendant is angry with the sentence he received for raping two children does not excuse him for threatening those in the criminal justice system,” said Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck. “The Ohio Parole Board will be advised of his threats when he becomes eligible for consideration for parole in April, 2020.”

Smith is a Tier 3 sex offender.

He faces up to 36 months in jail on the new charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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