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Oklahoma crime briefs for Aug. 24

Oklahoma crime briefs for Aug. 24
Modified: August 23, 2013 at 9:12 pm •  Published: August 24, 2013

Crime briefs


Man charged in rape of girl

A Harrah man was charged Friday with raping a girl nearly half his age, allegedly after meeting her through Facebook. Three counts of second-degree rape were filed in Oklahoma County District Court against Ryan William Rodgers, 29. Rodgers sent a “friend” request to the 15-year-old girl in April, according to a probable cause affidavit filed by a Harrah police officer. Rodgers convinced the girl to sneak out of her house in Pink and brought her to his house, according to the affidavit. Rodgers is charged with having sexual intercourse with the girl in his house three times between April and July.


Oklahoma City

Mom accused

in neglect

An Oklahoma City mother who took off for Dallas and left her five boys home alone for least two days was charged Friday with five counts of child neglect. The boys, 8, 7, 5 and 4-year-old twins, told an Oklahoma City police officer that their mother, Shavonda Lorchell Law, 28, had left them alone for two days, according to an affidavit filed in Oklahoma County District Court. When officers arrived July 15 at the house in the 700 block of NW 90, one of the boys was cooking sausages in an oven for himself and his brothers. The boys were taken to a shelter. A state Department of Human Services report states that when the children were taken into protective custody, they were all wearing soiled clothing that smelled of urine.

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