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Tuesday 04/10/2012 3:14 PM - Arrests for assault with a deadly weapon, vehicle burglary

Contact: Aaron Nix, Commander
Phone: (805) 305-8315
Type of Incident: Arrests for assault with a deadly weapon, vehicle burglary
Date and Time of Incident: 04/02/12, early morning
Place of Occurrence: 400 block of North Burton, Nipomo
Victim Information: male adult resident of Nipomo
Suspect Information: Nolan Kyle Maddox, 19 years, Nipomo Arrested for P.C. 245 - Assault w/ Deadly Weapon Brandon Reid Selken, 19 years, Nipomo Arrested for P.C. 496 - Possession of Stolen Property
Details of News Release: In the early morning hours of April 2, 2012 Sheriff's deputies were called to an assault with a deadly weapon in the 400 Block of North Burton in Nipomo. The victim of the assault had caught two subjects inside his parked vehicle stealing property and confronted them. A fight between the victim and the suspects ensued with the victim being struck in the head with a bottle. Neighbors came to the aid of the victim and managed to subdue one of the suspects, who was identified as Nolan Maddox, 19 years of Nipomo. Sheriff's deputies arrived at the scene and arrested Maddox for P.C. 245 - Assault with a deadly weapon. The outstanding suspect fled the area and was not identified at that time. During the course of their investigation Sheriff's deputies determined that the outstanding suspect in the assault case was Brandon Selken, 19 years of Nipomo. On Monday, April 9, 2012 Sheriff's deputies located Selken in Nipomo and during their interview of him he confessed to participating in the assault on April 2, 2012 and to being responsible for a number of auto burglaries in Nipomo that had occurred during the previous five weeks. Sheriff's deputies accompanied Selken to his home where they recovered a number of items that Selken identified as being stolen. Selken was arrested by Sheriff's deputies for possession of stolen property and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail. His bail is set at $20,000.00 Deputies are continuing their investigation into the assault and the thefts from vehicles to determine if additional suspects may be involved. The Sheriff's Office asks that anyone with information on this investigation contact Sheriff's Dispatch at (805) 781-4550 or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP. Both subjects are currently in custody and releases of their booking photos are authorized.

Prepared By: anix
Released: Tuesday 04/10/2012 3:14 PM