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  • Spavinaw police chief arrested on lewd molestation complaints

    By SHEILA STOGSDILL, Tulsa World | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Spavinaw Police Chief Clarence Gregory Sr. was arrested Thursday morning on lewd molestation complaints, said Jessica Brown, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman.

  • Second charge to be added against OHP trooper facing DUI

    By DYLAN GOFORTH - Tulsa World | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Sequoyah County prosecutors are adding a charge against an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper accused of an on-duty drunken crash that destroyed a patrol boat earlier this month. Joshua Eli Davies had been charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence July 9 in the wreck. Davies, 33, was on duty the afternoon of July 3 when he crashed his patrol unit, and the patrol boat attached to it, on Applegate Cove Road south of Sallisaw near the Arkansas River, according to court documents. Sequoyah County First Assistant District Attorney Jack Thorp said on Thursday that a charge of carrying a firearm while intoxicated — also a misdemeanor — would be added. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.

  • News 9: Yukon Man Arrested On Child Rape Charges

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    CANADIAN COUNTY - Authorities arrested a Yukon man Thursday after a 13-year-old girl accused him of raping her, News 9 reports. According to the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office, 50-year-old Roy D. Doshier, a convicted felon, was charged with Rape in the First Degree for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in ...

  • Prisoners earn degrees through Tulsa Community College while behind bars

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    HOMINY — Richard Ewalt has spent the last 18 years in prison as part of a life sentence for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting, Tulsa World reports.

  • Police seek Oklahoma City man in connection with fireworks assault on firefighters

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Marquail Devone Patton, 21, is wanted on five complaints of assault with a dangerous weapon, Oklahoma County court records show. Patton was part of a group of people who detonated fireworks in the direction of firefighters as they were extinguishing a trash bin fire on July 5 in northeast Oklahoma City. Five firefighters suffered temporary hearing loss.

  • Oklahoma grand jury calls for removal of Greer County court clerk

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Oklahoma’s grand jury has accused Greer County Court Clerk Sandy Hopingardner of willful neglect of duty. They are asking that Hopingardner be removed from office.

  • Oklahoma news briefs, July 25

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Oklahoma news briefs, July 25

  • Muskogee police arrest teen in shooting death

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Muskogee police have a juvenile in custody in connection with a fatal shooting Thursday morning.

  • Former Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon faces marijuana possession complaint

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    During a traffic stop Wednesday, police found a marijuana blunt inside a car former Oklahoma State University wide receiver Justin Blackmon was driving, according to an Edmond police report.

  • Man wrecks stolen car then steals and crashes car of witness, Oklahoma City police report

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 15 hr ago

    Oklahoma City police say Matthew Davis wrecked a stolen car and then stole and wrecked the car of a witness who stopped to help him.

  • Viral 'Walmart shoplifting' video in Coweta leads to charges

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    COWETA — A man accused of shoplifting from a Walmart — and being chased and filmed in the act by another shopper — was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors. Kenneth Glen Pack was arrested Monday, according to an affidavit filed Thursday. Pack, 34, was charged with petit larceny and resisting an officer. The affidavit states that a Coweta officer "was informed of a video that had gone viral," and believed that Pack, who had local warrants, was the suspect. That officer and a backup traveled to the Roland Park area of Coweta, where they spotted Pack. Read the rest of this story at TulsaWorld.com .

  • Man, woman arrested along with teens in house with drugs and alcohol in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Matthew Holman and Shannon Moore were arrested Tuesday in Oklahoma City on complaints of child neglect and possession of marijuana

  • Police search for man who stole surveillance camera

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Surveillance video shows the man trying several times to steal a surveillance camera from

  • Rachel Maddow's Description Of Botched Execution Will Give You Nightmares

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Rachel Maddow gave a chilling account of the botched execution that took place in Arizona Wednesday night, Huffington Post reports. Maddow described the disturbing death of Joseph Wood, the inmate whose execution went horribly wrong on Wednesday after the state used the same drugs that caused the faulty executions of death row inmates in both Oklahoma and Ohio earlier this year.

  • Former Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon arrested on marijuana possession complaint

    By Kyle Fredrickson | Updated: 22 hr ago

    Police found a marijuana blunt weighing three grams in a cigar box inside a car Blackmon was driving following a traffic stop, according to an Edmond police report.

  • Overdose cited in death of inmate at Norman jail

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    NORMAN — An autopsy has found that an inmate found dead in the Cleveland County jail earlier this year died of a drug overdose. The Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday that 36-year-old Rebekah Reed of Oklahoma City died of acute drug toxicity. The report says Reed’s death was an accident caused by an overdose of a prescription drug and alcohol. A local newspaper reports the autopsy cites amitriptyline, a drug that treats depression, as causing the overdose. Reed had been picked up by Moore police on Feb. 22 on a failure to appear warrant. She was booked in the county jail that night and was found unresponsive in her cell at 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 23. Authorities say she was taken to Norman

  • Inmate escapes from prison in south Oklahoma

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    GRANITE — Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite. The Greer County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Aaron Kelsey was discovered missing from the medium-security prison, which has a capacity of nearly 1,000 inmates. No details about Kelsey’s escape were immediately available Thursday morning. Kelsey was serving time on burglary and weapons-related convictions out of Bryan County. He was due for a parole hearing in July 2016. Kelsey is described as a white man, standing 5 foot 10 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.

  • Wealthy eccentric freed in lurid murder case now charged with urinating in drug store

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    In the upscale shopping district of Rice Village, you expect to find nice shops, good restaurants and expensive cars, but you don’t expect to find a very rich man who beat a murder rap urinating on a counter in the neighborhood drug store, KHOU reports. Still, that’s what law enforcement authorities allege happened in the latest twist to the strange saga of Robert Durst. Durst, the wealthy heir to a New York real estate fortune who was found not guilty in a lurid 2003 Galveston murder trial, was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly relieving himself on a checkout counter and a candy rack at the CVS pharmacy in Rice Village.

  • News 9: Greer County Authorities Looking For Escaped Inmate

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    GREER COUNTY - Law enforcement in Greer County are looking for an escaped inmate from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite, News 9 reports. The missing inmate is 26-year-old Aaron Kelsey, and the Oklahoma Department of Corrections website says Kelsey is 5'10," weighs 169 pounds and has ...

  • "It's just a tragedy: "Mother, son in murder-suicide leave 8-year-old twins behind

    By DYLAN GOFORTH, SAMANTHA VICENT and KENDRICK MARSHALL, Tulsa World | Yesterday

    In the wake of the death of a 17-year-old boy and his mother as a result of an apparent suicide pact, Tulsa police released figures showing the suicide rate in the city is higher this year than the two previous, Tulsa World reports. Kimberly Crabtree, 50, and her son Joseph, were found dead Tuesday in their home in the 2200 block of South Delaware Place. A relative had been unable to enter the home and contacted authorities, who found the pair dead inside.