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Oklahoma news briefs for April 27, 2012

Oklahoma news briefs for April 27, 2012
Published: April 27, 2012



Officers plan checkpoint

Law officers from multiple agencies will target drivers Saturday night who are under the influence or committing other offenses. Oklahoma County sheriff's deputies, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and other law officers will operate a checkpoint at an undisclosed location. Extra deputies will be on patrol looking for traffic violators, the sheriff's office said in a news release. The effort will be from 8 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Sunday, the release said.



Tips lead

to 11 arrests

Narcotics detectives and police SWAT team members, acting on tips from the public, served two search warrants and arrested 11 people. Police served the first search warrant about 2 p.m. Wednesday at 413 W Vine and arrested five people. Items recovered included methamphetamine, marijuana, scales and drug paraphernalia, police said. Another search warrant was served about 6 a.m. Thursday at 2205 W Maple. Officers found 105 grams of marijuana, a firearm and drug paraphernalia in the house, which is within 2,000 feet of Waller Junior High School, police said. The six people in the house were arrested.

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