The Law Blog of Oklahoma

Treatment Program Leads to Dismissed Charges for Local Attorney

Posted : Thursday, September 28, 2017

As criminal defense attorneys, we often see clients charged with crimes as a result of failure to get treatment for some underlying problem. For example, new parents without adequate resources and understanding of how to care for a child may be charged with abuse or neglect simply for modeling the only parenting behaviors they have seen. Individuals with gambling addictions or compulsive shopping disorders may find themselves arrested for embezzlement. Drug addiction can lead to myriad possible charges: possession, distribution, theft, domestic violence and prostitution are some of the most common crimes related to addiction. Sex addictions may ultimately lead to sex crime charges. And anger management issues may lead to assault charges. 
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Del City Mother Convicted after Leaving Infant in Hot Car

Posted : Monday, September 18, 2017

On August 29, 2015, 37-year-old Adele Gonzales and her 16-year-old daughter went to a Del City nail salon to get their nails done. After spending two hours at the salon, the mother-daughter duo returned home, where they discovered the lifeless body of Gonzales's 5-month-old daughter in the back of the car. 
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Canadian County Sheriff's Office Arrests Sayre Man Accused of Soliciting a Minor Online

Posted : Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force agents arrested a Sayre man this weekend on a complaint of soliciting sex with a minor by use of technology. 
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Luther Infant Dies in Hot Car

Posted : Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A four-month-old baby girl died last weekend in Luther after being left in a hot car. 
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Man Charged in Fireworks Stand Shooting Death

Posted : Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Tulsa man who shot at suspects burglarizing his fireworks stand has been charged with first degree manslaughter after one of the suspects, a 15-year-old boy, died in the shooting. 
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No Charges to be Filed in Fatal "Hit and Run"

Posted : Friday, July 21, 2017

On July 3, a 13-year-old boy in Purcell, Oklahoma set off on foot to buy fireworks. He would not make it home alive. 
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Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Struck in High Speed Chase

Posted : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol lieutenant is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle during a high speed pursuit. 
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Ex-NFL Player Arrested on Drug Charges in El Reno

Posted : Friday, July 14, 2017

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. 
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Fatal Shooting of Man Trying to Drown Infants Ruled Justified

Posted : Friday, July 07, 2017

The Pontotoc County District Attorney has determined that no charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of a Poteau man who was attempting to drown twin infants in a bathtub. 
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Apparent Robbery of Fireworks Stand Leaves Teen Dead

Posted : Tuesday, July 04, 2017

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed while apparently attempting to rob a fireworks stand on the Fourth of July.  
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