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OHP trooper latest in line of officers to be suspended

By DYLAN GOFORTH - Tulsa World Modified: August 5, 2014 at 7:34 am •  Published: August 5, 2014

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who was suspended last month for “allegations of conduct violations” is the latest trooper placed on paid leave by the agency, Capt. George Brown said.

Eric Roberts, a 16-year veteran assigned to the Turner Turnpike, was suspended with pay July 24, Brown said. He did not go into specifics about why Roberts was suspended.

A representative of the Creek County District Attorney’s Office said that office was aware of allegations made against Roberts, but he could not yet comment on the case, calling it an “Oklahoma Highway Patrol personnel matter for the time being.”

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