WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. — The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office says a sex offender was arrested earlier this week near an elementary school.
Officials say the suspect, identified as Wilbur Vanhorn, was at a residence across the street from Ora Ellington Elementary School.
He was taken into custody on counts of failing to register as a sex offender and for being a sex offender living within 2000 feet of a school.
"A sex offender that fails to comply will have warrant requests filed against them or risk arrest if we make contact with them. This is a priority that we will continue to focus on at the Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office under my tenure,” Wagoner County Sheriff Chris Elliot said.
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