The Law Blog of Oklahoma

Ex-Sheriff Facing Two Felony Charges Pleads No Contest to Misdemeanor

Posted : Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Former Love County Sheriff Joe Russell, who served as sheriff from 2000 until his resignation last October, has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor after having two felony counts dismissed. 
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Former Juvenile Detention Employee Sentenced in Rape Case

Posted : Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A former employee of the Oklahoma City Community Intervention Center, a juvenile detention facility, has been sentenced to prison for having sex with a 17-year-old girl in custody.  
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Stillwater Man Arrested after Allegedly Following, Attempting to Assault Teen Girl

Posted : Friday, February 24, 2017

After two reported incidents of a man following women and trying to make contact with them, Oklahoma State University Campus Safety issued a security warning related to the off-campus events. Stillwater police subsequently arrested the suspect. 
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Ex-Teaching Assistant Accused of Molesting More than a Dozen Students

Posted : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A small Oklahoma town is reeling after learning that a teaching assistant is accused of sexually molesting at least fourteen 10-13 year old girls at an elementary school. Even worse, they say at least two staff members, including the principal, knew about the allegations and did not report them to authorities. 
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Oklahoma Mom Wanted for Robbing Daughter's Trust Fund

Posted : Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Garvin County Sheriff's Deputies and the OSBI are searching for an Oklahoma woman they say cleared out her daughter's trust fund. 
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Oklahoma Woman Sentenced in Tax Fraud Scheme

Posted : Friday, January 27, 2017

A Lawton woman convicted of tax fraud for filing false income tax returns has been sentenced in federal court. 
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Prosecutors Say OKC Man Killed Wife to be with Girlfriend

Posted : Tuesday, January 24, 2017

In the early morning hours of November 19, 2014, an Oklahoma City man called police to report that he had accidentally shot his wife as he aimed for an intruder in the couple's bedroom. 
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OKC Criminal Defense Lawyer Charged with Felony Assault

Posted : Friday, January 20, 2017

An Oklahoma City criminal defense lawyer has been arrested and charged with assault after striking a woman with his car in a reported road rage incident. 
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Life Plus 10 Years for Driver in OSU Parade Crash

Posted : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Adacia Avery Chambers, the young Stillwater woman who drove her car into a crowd at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, has pleaded no contest to the murder and assault charges against her. 
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Norman Shooting Considered Justifiable Homicide; No Charges Expected

Posted : Friday, January 06, 2017

Police have said they do not expect any charges to be filed in the fatal shooting of a man who was breaking into a Norman home.  
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