Crime news from NewsOK

  • Oklahoma football: Destroying the 'wrong place at the wrong time' myth

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Updated: 3 hr ago

    JOE MIXON — Wrong place at the wrong time doesn’t always mean unlucky. Sometimes it means you placed yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time. What can coaches and teammates do to get through to young players that being out late and around alcohol is a sure way to find trouble?

  • Police find Norman woman dead inside home

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Cassandra Thompson, 30, was found dead in her home, 2202 Donna Drive, Monday afternoon, Norman police reported.

  • Norman woman faces charge of bringing gun into courthouse

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Cynthia Bodnar, 52, of Norman, is accused of unlawful carrying of a firearm in a courthouse. She posted $5,000 bond and was released from the Cleveland County jail.

  • Police seek man who stole surveillance camera in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    A man who stole a surveillance camera at a south Oklahoma City diner was caught on camera. It happened at Sherri’s Diner.

  • Judge sets plea hearing in Oklahoma boating deaths case

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    JAY (AP) — A plea hearing has been scheduled for next month for a Tulsa man charged with manslaughter in connection with the deaths of two University of Arkansas students in a boating collision last year. John Deselms is charged with manslaughter in the May 14, 2013, deaths of Rachel Nichole...

  • Photo of man who robbed Oklahoma City loan office released

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 hr ago

    A man is wanted in the robbery of a loan office. The robbery happened Friday in northwest Oklahoma City.

  • UPDATE: Body found Sunday in Oklahoma City apartment

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 16 hr ago

    An adult man, whose name has not been released, was found dead about 12:15 p.m. Sunday inside an apartment on the 900 block of N Rockwell, Oklahoma City police said.

  • Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon's high school position coach stunned by allegations

    BY RYAN ABER AND JASON KERSEY, Staff Writers | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Ron Rivers, a former NFL player and Joe Mixon’s running backs coach at Freedom High School in Oakley, Calif., was surprised by the allegations and said of Mixon, “He’s not like that.”

  • Man with AIDS arrested for biting medical technician

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    A man is at the Tulsa Jail Saturday on a complaint of knowingly spreading AIDS to a St. John Medical Center employee Friday night, Tulsa World reports. Tulsa police officers responded to an assault complaint at St. John around 10:20 p.m. Friday, where medical personnel alleged Darin Bunch, 40,...

  • Shooting in Del City leaves one injured Friday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Police are looking for a gunman who shot a man Friday night. Del City police Capt. Jody Suit said the shooting happened at about 11 p.m. Friday in the 3500 block of SE 27.

  • Police arrest pair in hair salon burglaries

    By KENDRICK MARSHALL, Tulsa World | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    A man and woman are in custody after Tulsa police say they were culprits in a string of salon burglaries, Tulsa World reports. Deena June Patrick, 41, and Terry Drury, 46, both of Tulsa, were booked into the Tulsa Jail on stolen property complaints, jail records show.

  • Evidence points to popularity of crime-scene class at Oklahoma Christian University's Honors Academy

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    The annual summer Honors Academy camp at Oklahoma Christian University is offered to high school students who have demonstrated academic achievement.

  • Cimarron County commissioner admits taking gasoline

    By Randy Ellis, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Cimarron County Commissioner Tommy Grazier admits taking gasoline from the Oklahoma county for his personal vehicle and is now under investigation for possible embezzlement.

  • Mayes County police chief gets charges in sex case

    BY SHEILA STOGSDILL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Spavinaw Police Chief Clarence Gregory Sr., 75, is charged in Mayes County District Court with two counts of lewd molestation. He is accused of inappropriately touching two girls over a seven-year period, according to a probable cause affidavit.

  • Teen arrested for making threats on Facebook

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A 13-year-old Splendora girl has confessed to issuing a death threat against the entire town in which she lives, according to a Montgomery County constable. But he still doesn't know what the motive may have been. It began as cyber-bullying against a young man in Splendora...

  • Man convicted of murder in Oklahoma City pharmacy shooting case faces new charges

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Jevontai Cartez Ingram, 19, has been charged in Oklahoma County District Court with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, domestic abuse by strangulation, domestic abuse against a pregnant woman and malicious destruction of property.

  • Police seek man who stole cash register in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Oklahoma City police said a man walked into a business at NE 14 and Lottie Avenue and asked the clerk for an item behind the counter. Surveillance camera footage shows the man grabbing the cash register while the clerk’s back was turned and the man then running out the door.

  • Authorities looking for missing El Reno inmate

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Salvador Barrera is confirmed missing from the Satellite Prison Camp in El Reno since 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Those who may have information about the whereabouts of Barrera are urged to call the U.S. Marshals Service.

  • Escaped Oklahoma inmate captured in north Texas

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials say an inmate who walked away from a minimum security facility in Granite has been captured in Texas. Oklahoma Department of Corrections spokeswoman Terri Watkins says 26-year-old Aaron Kelsey was arrested without incident Friday afternoon at an...

  • Spavinaw police chief arrested on lewd molestation complaints

    By SHEILA STOGSDILL, Tulsa World | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

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