Wagoner County Deputies Secure Warrants and Arrest Domestic Violence and Stolen Vehicle Suspect
On 10/11/2022, Wagoner County Deputies J. Carey and Lt. J. Halfacre responded to a call of Domestic Violence in the Rocky Point area of Wagoner County, during which it was discovered that the suspect, William Maddox had broken into his ex-girlfriend's residence by kicking the door in, assaulted the female, assaulted another male in the residence, intentionally damaged property, and made threats to return with a firearm. Deputy Carey conducted an investigation and secured felony and misdemeanor arrest warrants for Maddox for this case.
On 10/20/2022, Lt. B. Noble and Deputy M. Gray were patrolling the Rocky Point area when a suspicious vehicle and subject were seen in the area. Deputies attempted turn around and make contact with a Red Kia Rio displaying paper tag. The driver immediately sped off at a high rate of speed, going out of sight before Deputies were able to attempt a traffic stop. Lt. Noble and Deputy Gray conducted a thorough search of the area before locating the vehicle approximately 10 minutes later, just a few blocks from where it was originally spotted. The vehicle was checked and was found to be stolen out of Tulsa on 10-09-2022. After an investigation into the vehicle and suspect, who was seen leaving the area by witnesses, evidence was gathered identifying William Maddox as the suspect and showing William Maddox in possession of the stolen vehicle between the date it was stolen and the date it was recovered.
Lt. Noble and Deputy Gray spent the next two days looking for Maddox before gaining information that Maddox had rented a U-Haul truck from a company in Bixby, OK. Lt. Noble made contact with the Bixby Police Department and coordinated to have Maddox arrested if and when he returned the U-Haul to the dealership.
On 10/22/22, officers with the Bixby Police Department located and arrested Maddox on his Wagoner County warrants without incident while he was returning the U-Haul he had rented. Lt. Noble and Deputy Gray were able to take custody of Maddox and transport him to the Wagoner County Detention Center where he was booked for his warrants as well as the felony charge of Possession of Stolen Vehicle. The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Bixby Police Department and Wagoner County District # 27 Attorney's Office for their assistance in apprehending this suspect.