Man pleads to reduced charge
in death of robbery accomplice
A man facing a murder charge in the death of an accomplice during an attempted robbery pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge. Johnathan Dominique Daniel, 20, was sentenced to five years in prison and 10 years probation. Daniel and Kelcee Hollier, 16, of Oklahoma City, were charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Jonathan Braggs, 19, of Edmond. Prosecutors allege the three acted together to rob Davieon Smith, 19, of Oklahoma City, with a gun during a drug transaction. Under state law, homicide charges can be filed when someone is killed during the commission of a felony. Prosecutors amended the murder charge against Daniel to attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon. Hollier's preliminary hearing was continued Friday so she can consider offers from prosecutors. Police filed an arrest warrant in November for Smith, whom witnesses identified as the shooter who killed Braggs and wounded Daniel.
TIM WILLERT, STAFF WRITER
Boyfriend accused in fire threat
to girlfriend and 7-month-old
A Del City man is accused of threatening to set his girlfriend on fire as she slept with her 7-month-old child, court records show. The woman told police Daniel Ray Webb, 37, burst into the bedroom May 1 with a burning piece of paper and poured gasoline on her back as she covered the child with her body, according to a probable cause affidavit. Webb then made threats to set her and himself on fire and poured gasoline on his head, police reported. The woman grabbed the child and fled the residence in the 3000 block of SE 20. Officers said the woman's bed and the defendant's shirt were soaked with gasoline, and they reported finding a gas can on the back porch, the affidavit states.