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Police officer arrested on assault, kidnapping complaints

BY DYLAN GOFORTH, Tulsa World Published: January 30, 2014

MUSKOGEE — The Tulsa World reports that a Muskogee police officer was arrested on accusations of assaulting, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in Oktaha.

Mark Vernon Ridley was arrested late Wednesday, Muskogee County Chief Deputy Brandon Caster said.

Ridley, 39, was a 17-year veteran of the Muskogee Police Department, and had recently moved to Patrol Division after spending time in investigations, Cpl. Mike Mahan said.

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