Wanted sex offender arrested at Super 8 Motel in Salisbury

- The Rowan County Sheriff's Office arrested a wanted sex offender following a lengthy investigation by their Special Investigations Unit, Salisbury police and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. 

Police said William Arthur Sturgeon had been on the run for approximately three months. 

Sturgeon was believed to be in the Salisbury area. He was finally found Monday, March 14 at a Super 8 Motel on Bendix Dr. in Salisbury. 

Sturgeon is currently being held in Statesville under a $75,000 secured bond.

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