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Poteau police officers arrested two fleeing suspects Monday afternoon suspected of burglarizing a Poteau residence earlier that morning.
According to Poteau Chief of Police Stephen Fruen, Detective Mark Kannady was driving on North Broadway about 1:45 p.m. when he spotted red extended-cab Ford Ranger pickup matching the description of a truck at a burglary Monday morning. When Kannady attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver of the truck turned onto Oklahoma Avenue and sped away.
The National Weather Service in Tulsa is predicting snow for Christmas in eastern Oklahoma. The NWS lists every county in the state as either under a winter storm warning or winter storm watch.
LeFlore County is currently under a winter storm warning.
The National Weather Service expects significant snowfall in eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
According to the NWS, precipitation will begin as rain before mixing with sleet and transitioning to snow early Christmas morning. The snow is expected to continue to fall through Christmas night.
The following projects will impact travel on major highways from Friday, Dec. 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 25. For turnpike info contact the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 405-425-3600 or pikepass.com. Reminder: ODOT offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25.
I-35 narrowed at US-64 in Perry, Noble Co.
I-35 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at US-64 (Fir St.) in Perry.
US-60 narrowed in Enid, Garfield Co.
US-60 is narrowed near the US-64/US-412 junction in Enid.
I-40 narrowed near Henryetta, Okmulgee and Okfuskee Counties
By Joe White
Postal authorities are warning of a recent
scam that could affect LeFlore County
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has
released a statement to educate the public
on the dangers of the Work-At-Home
Officials said that the scam is costing
the U.S. Postal Service lost postage and
taking advantage of those trying to earn
extra money during the holidays.
The USPIS said that the scam begins
when individuals who have submitted a
resume to various well-known national
websites believe that they have been contacted
Cliff Ryburn wishes everyone Happy Holidays.
The Staff at OK Auto Supply wishes everyone Happy Holidays!
Eddie's Napa Auto Parts wishes everyone Happy Holidays!
LeFlore County Clerk Kelli Ford wishes everyone Happy Holidays?
A Wister police officer is facing repercussions after arresting several young adults on alcohol-related charges Thursday night.
According to Wister Chief of Police Randy Liles, officer Jordan Westbrook has been formally reprimanded for violating agency policy when he arrested a large group of people between the ages of 18-21 the night of Dec. 13. Most were students at Carl Albert State College in Poteau.
Westbrook arrested 18 people from the party, charging 16 with minor in possession of alcohol, and two with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.