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NAME: Cynthia Kristine Ivey
CHARGE: Felon with gun, paraphernalia
DETAILS: On July 11, Hominy Police Department’s Bret Taylor executed a search warrant on a house on Booker Street. Officers knocked loudly several times and identified themselves as police. After no answer, they broke the door down after ensuring it was locked. Taylor found two women sitting in the house. Officers search the house and found a gun, some marijuana, a marijuana pipe and some methamphetamine.
NAME: D’Anna Marie Cornelius
CHARGE: Driving under the influence, possession of methamphetamine, no license, no insurance
DETAILS: On May 6, Trooper Robert Regnier was dispatched to a one-car accident on State Highwat 11 near Pawhuska. Regnier arrived on scene and found a wrecked car in a ditch. Regnier spoke with one of the passengers in the car. She told Regnier that D’Anna Cornelius, the driver, started swerving and ran off the road, causing the accident. She also tells Regnier that Cornelius had been drinking before the accident. Regnier spoke with the driver. She told Regnier that she swerved when she saw a small animal and ran off the road. Regnier notices she smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech. She admitted to Regnier that she had two shots of whiskey. Regnier noticed she had mood swings, going from lethargic to screaming and yelling at him. Near the scene of the accident, Regnier found a half-full bottle of whiskey, and a small amount of methamphetamine in a back pack. Regnier and the emergency management workers escorted Cornelius to the hospital due to her condition. At the hospital she was very combative and had to be physically restrained by hospital staff. A nurse told Regnier that she did a full body search of Cornelius and found some alleged drugs she had been concealing in a body cavity. Regnier spoke with Cornelius again later about the accident. She told him that she didn’t remember if she had any drugs on her.
NAME: Colin Miles Wikel
CHARGE: Eluding an officer, unauthorized use of vehicle, failure to signal, speeding
DETAILS: On June 23, Pawhuska Police Department’s Paris Robertson was on patrol near State Highway 99 and 15th Street when he spotted a car without a license plate light. Robertson turned on his lights to pull the car over for a traffic stop. The driver sped up and attempted to elude Robertson. The car made several sharp turns, reaching speeds up to 90 mph and nearly colliding several times. At one point, Robertson reported that the driver ran a stop sign near a hill and all four wheels left the ground. The driver stopped on Eighth Street and took off running into some woods. Robertson identified the driver as Colin Wikel from previous law enforcement encounters. In the car, Robertson found a marijuana pipe and several open beer cans. Robertson later discovered the car was reported stolen in Pawhuska.
NAME: Dallas Wayne Robertson
CHARGE: Failure to register as sex offender
DETAILS: On June 1, Deputy Kevin Young was dispatched to South Jefferson in Hominy to check if a registered sex offender was living there. Young knocked on the door and spoke with a woman. She told Young that the man used to live there but hadn’t been living there for at least two weeks.
NAME: Randy Leon Quinton
RESIDENCE: Pawhuska: Failure to register as sex offender
DETAILS: On June 1, Deputy Kevin Young was dispatched to Main Place to check if a registered sex offender was living there. Young checked on the house and noticed it seemed to be vacant. Young checks on the house several additional times through out the week and sees that it was vacant.
NAME: Tavis Lee Young
RESIDENCE: Ponca City
CHARGE: Second-degree burglary
DETAILS: On July 13, Deputy Corby Sorrells was dispatched to a house in Ponca City for a report of a burglary in progress. The victim told Sorrells that she saw a man opening a package that was delivered to her house. She said she saw him then go to the side of her house and walk in the door through the backyard. She says she noticed that nothing was missing, but it appeared as if the suspect went through all of her stuff. A second victim and witness gave Sorrells a similar statement.
NAME: William Everette Klinger
CHARGE: Endangering others while eluding an officer, driving under the influence, domestic abuse
DETAILS: On July 14, Deputy Johnny Porter was dispatched to assist officers near State Highway 20 in Skiatook on a report of a domestic. Dispatch told Porter that a man was assaulting a woman while driving. Officers spotted the suspect’s car and tried to pull him over. The driver failed to yield. Officers pursued the car as the driver sped away, nearly hitting a patrol car head-on at a roadblock. The pursuit came to an end when the driver stopped at the Quiktrip Parking lot in Owasso. Porter spoke with the woman he was with. He noticed she had several injuries and the man had fresh scratches and blood on his knuckles. Porter noticed the driver smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech. The woman refused to speak to officers about the assault.
NAME: Weston Zane Roberts
CHARGE: Prisoner placing bodily fluid on government employee, driving under the influence, resisting an officer
DETAILS: On July 14, Pawhuska Police Department’s Paris Robertson pulled over a vehicle for having improper trailer lights. Robertson noticed the driver seemed to have constant body movements and rapid speech. Robertson administered a field sobriety test and determined the driver was too intoxicated to drive safely. Robertson placed him under arrest for driving under the influence. The suspect spit on Robertson and stomped on his foot while being booked into jail.
NAME: Christopher Lee Finch
CHARGE: Domestic assault by strangulation
DETAILS: On July 11, Fairfax Police Department’s Steven Denton was dispatched to Mulberry Rd. for a domestic. Denton arrived and spoke with the victim. Denton noticed a 4-year-old child was on scene. The victim told Denton that she got into an argument with her husband and it escalated. She said that he choked her tightly around the neck with his hands and slammed her onto the bed. She said he also got on top of her and punched her in the jaw. She said he then got up and left the house.
NAME: Holly Marie Howell
CHARGE: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
DETAILS: On July 16, Pawhuska Police Department’s Rex Wikel was dispatched to the Osage County Jail for a report of an inmate with contraband. Wikel arrived on scene and spoke with Correctional Officer McKayla Lemke. Lemke told Wikel that he found a large amount of drugs on inmate, Holly Howell. Lemke said that she also found narcotics in Howell’s body cavity during a body search. Wikel noticed the substances were in four bags and tested positive for methamphetamine. The combined weight was about 13 grams.
NAME: Keith Alan Brown
CHARGE: Driving under the influence, possession of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, suspended license, open container, no insurance
DETAILS: On July 21, Trooper Romulus Gregory was on patrol on Apache Street when he spotted a driver not wearing his seat belt. Gregory pulled the car over for a traffic stop and noticed the driver smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech. Gregory noticed there was an open can of beer in the car. The female passenger told Gregory that they were “sharing it.” The driver admitted he took one sip of the beer. Gregory checked with dispatch and discovers the driver had no valid license or insurance. Gregory administered a field sobriety test and determined he was too intoxicated to drive safely. Gregory searched the car and found some methamphetamine and a loaded syringe.
NAME: William Everett Smith
CHARGE; Domestic assault and battery by strangulation
DETAILS: On July 12, Pawhuska Police Department’s Tammi Batman was dispatched to a house on 12th Street for a report of a domestic involving a woman being strangled. Batman arrived on scene and met with the victim. She immediately noticed that she had red marks and swelling around her neck. She told Batman that her live-in boyfriend assaulted her. Batman noticed she had further injuries on her body, torso and hip. She said that when she woke up he was on top of her with his hands around her neck. She said that he then punched her several times and told her he was going to kill her. She said that she went unconscious during the assault.
NAME: Justin Travis Auten
CHARGE: Knowingly concealing stolen property
DETAILS: On June 4, Investigator Steve Talburt was dispatched to investigate a report of a stolen boat in Skiatook. The owners of the boat told Talburt that their 2017 Suntracker boat and trailer had been stolen. On August 22, Skiatook Police Department’s Jerry Bullard responded to a call on West Oak and recovered the stolen boat. Bullard managed to lift finger prints and palm prints from the boat and motor and identified the suspects as Justin Auten and Josiah Cody. In a police interview, Auten denied ever being within 100 yards of the boat.
NAME: Kristi Gillman
CHARGE: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, paraphernalia, no insurance, driving left of center
DETAILS: On May 25, Sgt. Brett Barnett was on patrol on Osage Drive in Tulsa when he spotted a car traveling left of center. Barnett pulled the car over for a traffic stop. Barnett noticed the driver seemed to be very nervous. Dispatch told Barnett that her car’s insurance was unconfirmed. Barnett asked her if she had anything illegal in the car. She said she didn’t. She allowed Barnett to search her car. Barnett searched and found some methamphetamine.
NAME: Jose Louis Campos
CHARGE: Possession of false identification
DETAILS: On July 18, Trooper Romulus Gregory was on patrol on U.S. Highway 60 when he spotted a car with an expired tag. Gregory pulled the car over for a traffic stop. Gregory spoke with the driver and confirmed that he had a valid license. Gregory asks the driver for his license and he handed him a Texas license. Gregory believed the license was false due to his previous experience. He checked with dispatch and used his license reader and the license didn’t test positive. Gregory checked with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and confirmed that the license was false.
NAME: Justin Edward Redleaf
CHARGE: Possession of stolen vehicle, suspended license, possession of marijuana, altered license plate
DETAILS: On July 25, Hominy Police Department’s Bret Taylor was on patrol on State Highway 99 when he spotted a car with an improper tag. Taylor checked the tag with dispatch and it was for a Honda Civic. The vehicle attached to it was a 2001 GMC. Taylor pulled the car over for a traffic stop and discovered the driver has a suspended license. Taylor checked with dispatch and discovered the car was stolen. Taylor asked the driver if he had anything illegal. He handed over some marijuana.
NAME: Clay Glenn Wiley
CHARGE: Possession of burglary tools, suspended license
DETAILS: On July 26, Sgt. Brett Barnett was on patrol on Perrier in Skiatook when he spotted a car make a sudden turn without signaling. Barnett pulled the car over for a traffic stop. The driver told Barnett that he didn’t have a license. Barnett checked with dispatch and discovered the driver had a suspended license. Barnett took inventory of the car and noticed there were several items commonly used for burglaries, including pry bars, a chisel, a hacksaw and other items. Barnett checked with dispatch and discovered the man had a lengthy criminal record with burglary convictions.