CRIME & SAFETY
Anadarko teen honored after quick thinking during apartment fire
An Anadarko teen was honored after she jumped into action when she saw an apartment complex on fire.
Missing Chickasha Man OSBI to Assist with Investigation
Chickasha police have called in the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) to help with the investigation of a missing man. 46-year old Richard Clarence Houston has not been seen for more than three weeks. He was last seen Aug. 31st near the Chickasha post office. Authorities have not released...
'It's Just Not Like Him': Missing Chickasha Man Prompts OSBI Investigation, Sister Holds Out Hope
The OSBI is involved in an ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a Chickasha man, Richard Houston, who has been missing since August. His sister, Kimberly Adair says he was last seen outside the Life Skills Institute in Chickasha, a haven for people experiencing homelessness. "He had gone outside to...
Teen alerted families to fire at apartment complex in Anadarko
A fire destroyed an Anadarko apartment complex Tuesday night, displacing at least 12 families. A young teen has been credited with saving many of the tenants by knocking on doors and windows shortly after spotting the fire.
Rollover sends woman to Grady Memorial Hospital
A Newcastle woman was admitted to Grady Memorial Hospital following a one car rollover crash on Tuesday, September 19, eight miles east of Chickasha on US-62 at County Street 2940. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report a 2003 Jeep Liberty driven by Emily C. Johnston, age 26, of Newcastle,...
Weekly Safety Report: Fatalities and Charges in Anadarko, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Anadarko, Oklahoma this week resulting in a fatality and a driver facing a second-degree murder charge. The first incident involved a police chase that ended in the death of a woman named Billie Jean 'BJ' Butler. The second incident was a deadly accident that occurred on US-281, resulting in the death of a woman from Oklahoma City. The driver of the vehicle involved in the accident was identified as Justin C. Milford.
Oklahoma Bomb Squad Responding to Grenade Discovery at Chickasha Residence
A grenade was discovered at a home on Flanders Drive in Chickasha, Oklahoma. This unexpected discovery prompted the response of local law enforcement and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) Bomb Squad. Details about the grenade, such as its ability to detonate, remain uncertain. Authorities are working to confirm the information.
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Person, Grenade, Accident, and Murder in Chickasha, Oklahoma
The Chickasha Police Department in Oklahoma is currently investigating several incidents. These include the search for a missing man with a leg amputation, the evaluation of a grenade found in the area, an accident involving a 16-year-old female with critical injuries, and the sentencing of a man to 25 years in federal prison for killing his father with a cinder block.