Convicted child rapist found guilty of intimidation of court officials

Anthony Demar Smith was fond guilty of intimidation in Montgomery County. (Photo/Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  A man in prison for child rape has now been convicted of intimidation of court officials for several letters he wrote to the prosecutor’s office.

The Montgomery County Prosecutor, Mat Heck, announced Friday Anthony Demar Smith has been found guilty of 19 counts, 11 counts of intimidation and eight counts of intimidation of an attorney.

Smith is currently serving a life sentence in prison after a conviction in 2008 of two counts of rape of a child under 13 and one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

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Prosecutors say in December, 2014, an assistant prosecutor with the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office received a handwritten letter from Smith. It the letter Smith listed a number of people that “will be targeted,” according to prosecutors. Included are current and former judges, current and former assistant prosecutors and others. Investigators say Smith also sent a letter threatening the Clerk to the Montgomery County Clerk of Court’s Office.

Smith is eligible for parole in March 2020 on his previous conviction. The guilty verdicts Friday carries up to an additional 36 months in prison. 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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