Oklahoma crime briefs for May 11, 2013

Oklahoma crime briefs for May 11
Modified: May 13, 2013 at 6:23 pm •  Published: May 13, 2013
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CRIME BRIEFS

OKLAHOMA CITY

3rd suspect in

death jailed

A third suspect has been arrested on a murder complaint in the April 20 stabbing death of Casey Wright, according to a news release from the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Department. Harry Garcia Jr., 29, of Oklahoma City, was arrested Friday at an apartment complex in the 5700 block of S Agnew. According to police and court documents, witnesses reported two groups of people fighting the night Wright was stabbed. Garcia was identified by several witnesses as the one who stabbed Wright in the chest, according to court records. The sheriff's office received a tip Thursday that led them to Garcia, who was found at a motel in the 1200 block of S Meridian Avenue. Garcia was booked into the Oklahoma County jail, no bail has been set. Isabel Ledezma, 18, and, Armando Daniel Hernandez, 17, also have been arrested in the stabbing.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

QUAPAW

Police search

for robber

Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a rural Ottawa County bank about 9:30 a.m. Friday, the FBI reported. A white man entered the Baxter State Bank brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and demanding money from a bank employee, FBI spokesman Rick Rains said. Bank employees were ordered into the vault and the suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash, Rains said. No injuries were reported. The robber is described as 50 to 60 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall with a slim build, wearing a ball cap, a long gray wig, a light-colored shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at (405) 290-7770.

SHEILA STOGSDILL,

STAFF WRITER



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