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Fatal Semi Truck wreck in McCurtain County

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a fatal vehicle accident occurred on September 14, 2021 at approximately 5:48am on State Highway 4, approximately two miles East of Smithville, OK, in McCurtain County. According to the report, a 1996 Mack semi, traveling westbound on Highway 4, driven by Jerry R. Smith...
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Two dead in fiery crash near Idabel

McCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) — Two motorists were killed and three others were injured in a fiery Sunday evening collision west of Idabel. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Garrett Schultze, a tire of an eastbound sport utility vehicle blew out on State Highway 37 around 5:30 p.m. The SUV crossed the center line of the two-lane road, crashed into the side of a pickup truck, careened into a ditch, and caught fire.
IDABEL, OK
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September 9, 1921: Four masked men rob Kansas City Southern train

Kansas City Southern passenger train No. 2, due in De Queen at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday morning, was held up and robbed by four masked men Tuesday night. Buck Woodson was in charge of the engine. He was hit over the head with the butt of a gun and knocked down by one of the robbers. He had his wound dressed at Texarkana and brought his train into De Queen.
SEVIER COUNTY, AR
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De Queen woman livestreams police chase across state lines

A suicidal woman in a stolen car, Jasmine Williams, 20, of De Queen, nearly killed many people, injured two deputies, and hit five patrol vehicles, totaling several — all while livestreaming what she thought was her own death Friday night. According to police, a Sevier County deputy on patrol Friday...
DE QUEEN, AR
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Two fatal crashes in McCurtain County within 24 hours

MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Oklahoma (KXII) - A tragic weekend with several accidents across Texoma, with two fatal car wrecks in McCurtain County within 24-hours of one another. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers say one man is dead and another flown to the hospital after a crash on State HWY 3 near Tom Friday evening.
MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OK
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Fatality Incident in McCurtain County

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a fatality incident occurred on September 4, 2021 at approximately 3:05pm on Sand Road, approximately one mile south and two miles east of Harris, OK, in McCurtain County. According to the OHP report, a 1998 Ford F-150 driven by Jimmy Batey 61, of Haworth...
MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OK
Texarkana Gazette

Mail theft and counterfeiting charges have been filed against a Sevier County, Arkansas, man in Texarkana federal court | Existing investigations in Naples, Texas, and Titus County, Texas, have allegedly been linked to evidence in this case

TEXARKANA, Arkansas — State drug and forgery charges and federal mail theft and counterfeiting charges are pending against a Sevier County man in connection with a November 2020 traffic stop. Tommy Wayne Anderson, 51, was allegedly driving a 2002 Ford Ranger truck without the owner's permission when he was pulled...
ARKANSAS STATE
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Fallen officers to be honored at memorial service

Arkansas Families of Fallen Officers, Inc,. will be holding a benefit and memorial service to honor Arkansas law enforcement and firefighters, including four De Queen officers that have died in the line of duty. According to Richard Curry of Arkansas Families of Fallen Officers, Inc, this event will be the...
DE QUEEN, AR
Texarkana Gazette

Idabel man faces child porn and gun charges after tip to police

IDABEL, Okla. — A McCurtain County man has been arrested by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation's Internet Crimes Against Children Unit for multiple child pornography charges and a firearms charge. The McCurtain County Sheriff's Office and the Idabel Police Department also assisted in the arrest of Defon Jesse Mergel...
OKLAHOMA STATE
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Idabel Man Jailed On Porn Charges

Authorities arrested an Idabel man on multiple child pornography charges. The investigation into the activities of 55-year-old Defon Jesse Mergel, Sr., began after officers received a tip from an internet provider. He was taken into custody when OSBI, McCurtain County Deputies, and Idabel Police served the warrant.
IDABEL, OK
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Idabel man held on child porn charges

IDABEL, Okla. (KTEN) -- An Idabel man is facing multiple child pornography charges after being arrested last week. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Defon Jesse Mergel Sr., 55, was taken into custody without incident at a residence on Stone Haven Road on Thursday. The OSBI said the investigation...
IDABEL, OK
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Oklahoma man arrested on child pornography, gun charges

IDABEL, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a 55-year-old Idabel man has been arrested on multiple child pornography charges, as well as a firearms charge. Agents from OSBI Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit were assisted by officers from the McCurtain County Sheriffs Office and the...
OKLAHOMA STATE
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Idabel man arrested on child porn, gun charges

IDABEL, Okla. (KXII) - An Idabel man has been arrested on multiple child pornography charges, as well as a firearms charge. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says agents from their Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit assisted by McCurtain County Sheriff’s deputies and Idabel police arrested Defon Jesse Mergel Sr., 55, last week.
OKLAHOMA STATE
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Midwest City man hurt in jet ski accident on Broken Bow Lake

MCCURTAIN COUNTY (KOKH) - Update: The man is no longer in critical condition. A Midwest City man is in critical condition after a jet ski accident on Broken Bow lake on Saturday. Officials say 43-year-old Jamil Jackson of Midwest City was trying to spray water on two people when he...
MIDWEST CITY, OK
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One flown to hospital in McCurtain County crash

IDABEL, Oklahoma (KXII) - One man was flown to an Arkansas hospital after being trapped inside his truck in a McCurtain County wreck Saturday morning. Troopers say it happened just before 12:30 a.m. on HWY 259 in Idabel. They say a 50-year-old was driving his truck when it veered to the right, striking a tree, causing the truck to spin and hit another tree.
MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OK