TPD Searching for child molestation suspect

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Updated: 12/28/2012 8:40 am Published: 12/27/2012 10:14 pm

A Cherokee County man is on the run from the law.
71-year-old Roxie Wagers faces nine counts of felony child molestation and one count of attempted solicitation of a minor for indecent exposure, the charges stem from the alleged abuse of one child in Tahlequah.
Investigators tell FOX23 charges are pending in connection with two other children. Parents of one of the victims came forward in November after their child told them what happened. Police say the parents recorded Wagers’ confession and a $17,000 offer to keep them silent.

Tahlequah Police Detective Thomas Donnell investigated the case for nearly two months. He said it was a challenging one.

"It kind of tugs at the heart strings," Donnell said.

He told FOX23 last month he received the police report where the victim’s father told him Wagers allegedly forcibly fondled her.

"About a week after we found out he was packed up and haven’t seen him since," the Detective said.

Police have found out there are two more victims. The incidents date back to 2006. They claim he touched them numerous times throughout those years.

FOX23 reached out to the suspect's son. He declined to comment.

"It’s real tough,” said a Tahlequah resident Jerry McDaniel. “You hate to hear it happening in a community. It's hard on everyone."

He’s a father of three and couldn't believe the news.

"It's sad. Somebody is bound to known it was going on,” he said.” If it had been going on that long?”

"I kind of find myself puzzled on these crimes, these sex crimes and how many they're have been and how many I worked," said Donnell.

If found guilty Wagers could face up to 20 years for each lewd molestation charge and no less than 25 years in prison for the attempted solicitation of a minor for indecent exposure.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Roxie Wagers is asked to call the Tahlequah police department at (918) 456-8801.

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aleman - 12/29/2012 2:27 PM
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These people have been around since caveman times...luckily some cavebat massages kept to many from procreating or we would be extinct now

Gladys Crump - 12/28/2012 10:07 PM
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Wish they would find this creep strung up in a tree somewhere with his nuts sawed off by a really rusty dull knife.

aleman - 12/28/2012 4:15 PM
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Having one hell of a good time pullin' his chain he goes bugnuts with comments,the fact is I normally stick to to my self,he just brings it out in heap ornery redman,he's got about 4 alter egos you can tell because they all misspell the same words,savage heap good tracker

t town253 - 12/28/2012 10:01 AM
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Lol both yall zombies hahahaha! Mayor I think you out-commentzombie aleman by a longshot on this article.... :-)

t town253 - 12/28/2012 9:57 AM
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No pics of the guy???? How can we help if we dont know what perv looks like?

Mayor Maynot - 12/28/2012 6:52 AM
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Aleman whoever said that you were alive newsbot zombie how's your alter ego zombie ?? The half of a brain cell that the two of you share is sweet. Don't want to destroy esthetic distance Now back to Cherokee County child molesters. Did this guy potty train you with a lodge pole? Funny day working construction on a parking garage at Hillcrest they scooped up this portaxpotty off of the job and moved it to the top floor. Good thing the door was facing the mast it was occupied by native American cement form carpenter zombie. He found a new place to nap. After that I took my break across the street..

Mayor Maynot - 12/28/2012 6:19 AM
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I haven't defended your homie paleman (pretty sure aleman is a lying zombie) ready to twist not only his own word but the word of others.

Mayor Maynot - 12/28/2012 6:14 AM
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The zombies who recorded that zombie garbage and waited to turn the zombie child molester in should be put in prison for waiting too long to turn this child molesting zombie in.

aleman - 12/28/2012 6:08 AM
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Only maynot would defend a child molester...uh,I kinda noticed you had a few comments here also...I don't live in Tahlequah but I ain't tellin' you where I live no no ...never... ooh... to scary

Mayor Maynot - 12/28/2012 6:05 AM
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Cancel their zombie food stamp card.
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