The Hoke County Sheriff Office announces that on October 19, 2017 Hoke County Sheriff’s Detectives received a complaint of a sexual offense that occurred at 8000 block of Arabia Rd in Lumber Bridge.
As a result of the investigation William McKnight was charged with statutory rape with a child (2 counts), statutory sexual offense with a child (22 counts), indecent liberties with a child (22 counts).
McKnight is being detained at the Hoke County Detention Center under a $950,000.00 secured bond.
SUSPECT #1: William McKnight
SUSPECT RACE/SEX: White/Male
SUSPECT DOB/AGE: August 22, 1999 / 18 years of age
SUSPECT ADDRESS: 8000 block of Arabia Road Lumber Bridge, NC
CHARGE(s): 2 Counts Statutory Rape with a Child, 22 Counts Statutory Sexual Offense with a Child, 22 Counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child
OFFENSE DATE/TIME: October 19, 2017 @ 11:28am
OFFENSE LOCATION: 8000 block of Arabia Rd, Lumber Bridge NC
DATE OF ARREST: October 19, 2017
BOND: $950,000.00 Secured
All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.