Man Accused Of Assaulting Siskiyou Deputy Arrested In Nevada

A man accused of assaulting a Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputy has been captured in Nevada. On April 9th a deputy had 26-year-old Justin Edward Maughs pulled over in a traffic stop in Yreka when Maughs reportedly assaulted the deputy fled on foot. He was believed to be armed and dangerous. On Tuesday Maughs was taken into custody in Ely, Nevada. He’ll be transported back to Siskiyou County and faces several felony charges.