Oklahoma state briefs for May 4, 2012

Oklahoma state briefs for May 4, 2012
Published: May 4, 2012

IN BRIEF

EDMOND

Peeping Tom charge filed

A former restaurant employee remained in jail on a peeping Tom charge Thursday after a patron accused him of watching her go to the bathroom. Antonio Vasquez, 27, of Oklahoma City, was fired April 26 from Ted's Cafe Escondido, 801 E Danforth Road, after the woman chased him out of the restaurant, a probable cause affidavit shows. Vasquez was charged Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court with the crime of peeping Tom, a misdemeanor, records show. Vasquez was fired following the incident and was arrested by Edmond police a short time later after running into the woods near the restaurant, the affidavit shows.

Store thefts spur charges

A convenience store manager accused of stealing more than $14,000 was charged Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court with two embezzlement counts, records show. Christina M. DeWitt, 38, of Oklahoma City, is accused of taking two bank deposits for Circle K at 1308 N Bryant Ave., a probable cause affidavit shows. Video shows DeWitt leaving the store with a $4,255 deposit March 29 and a $10,316.89 deposit March 30, Edmond police reported. She never returned to work, her boss told police.

TIM WILLERT,

STAFF WRITER