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September 5th, 2014

Police officer charged with assault freed on bond

September 5, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer charged with sexually assaulting several women he encountered while patrolling neighborhoods around the state Capitol is now free on $500,000 bond.

Jailers said 27-year-old Daniel Holtzclaw was freed Friday but on several conditions. He is under house arrest and can go only to court and his attorney's office. He must turn in his police gear, guns and badge and is prohibited from contacting any alleged victims.

Who got arrested?

September 5, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Sep. 3

Alicia Dawn Ralph, CF-13-273, CF-13-273, $936 cash bond

September 4th

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away

September 4, 2014

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away
The 81-year-old comedy icon has died

Area organizations helping with preparation for Walk, Run of Dye

September 4, 2014

Members of the Poteau Women's League help prepare packets for Saturday's Walk, Run or Dye 5k hosted by the Poteau Chamber of Commerce.
The event will start at Poteau City Hall at 10 a.m. Registration the day of the race is from 8:45 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
For more information or to register contact the chamber at (918) 647-9178.

Who got arrested?

September 4, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Sep. 3

Alicia Dawn Ralph, CF-13-273, CF-13-273, $936 cash bond

September 3rd

VIDEO: Michael Sam Signed to Cowboys' Practice Squad

September 3, 2014

VIDEO: Michael Sam Signed to Cowboys' Practice Squad.

Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster. (Sept. 3)

Inmate escaped from Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center

September 3, 2014

The LeFlore County Sheriff's Department said that inmate Forrest Thomas Devitt fled from the Jim Hamilton Correctional Center in Hodgen Tuesday night. 

The center is located in Hodgen, Oklahoma, south of Heavener, and is a minimum-security correctional center.

Devitt is described as 22-years-old, a white male, 5'9" height, 134 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes and two tattoos - a snowman on his left arm and “6-4-69” on his right.

According to the department, Devitt is considered armed and dangerous.

Three workers injured in incident on Norman tower

September 3, 2014

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say three people were injured while performing maintenance on a cell phone tower in Norman.

Norman Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey says one of the workers apparently passed out while working Tuesday on the tower. Bailey says the worker was nearly 120 feet in the air at the time, so another worker on the tower tethered himself to the man so they could descend.

Bailey says both men struck the tower in the rapid descent and were injured. They were taken to OU Medical Center, while a third worker was also hurt and taken to Norman Regional Hospital.

Who got arrested?

September 3, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

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September 2nd

Three-car accident blocks part of Broadway

September 2, 2014

A three-car crash at about 4:40 p.m. Tuesday blocked the outside northbound lane of Broadway in Poteau for about 40 minutes until police completed an investigation of the accident.
PDN photo by Terri Fountain

Additional photo submitted by Rodney Nobles attached below.

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