William Joseph LeRoux Jr., owner of a Poteau web and e-commerce solution company was arrested today by a U.S. Marshal and booked into the LeFlore County Jail at 3:14p.m.
According to a LeFlore County detention officer, LeRoux is wanted in Maricopa County, Arizona. He is wanted for a total of 15 counts of sexual acts towards a minor.
The detention officer confirmed that Maricopa County wants LeRoux back in Arizona to face the following accusations of 12 counts of sexual contact with a minor in which each count is a felony and 3 counts of public sexual indecency in which each count is a class A misdemeanor.
LeRoux will be asked to sign a form to agree to be extradited back to the state of Arizona and if he refuses, Arizona will get a Governors warrant to bring him back against his will. If the warrant is needed it can take up to 90 days to obtain and LeRoux would remain in the LeFlore County Jail until that time. According to documentation, LeRoux is not eligible for bail.
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