The Calvin, Oklahoma, police chief arrested last week has been charged with one count of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance. The charge was filed Monday in the Hughes County District Court by Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor and alleges Joe Don Chitwood, 42, distributed methamphetamine on May 3. The criminal felony is punishable by up to seven years in prison and up to $100,000 in fines.
CALVIN, Okla. — Strong winds caused damage Sunday evening in Hughes County. KOCO 5 First Alert Field Meteorologist Michael Armstrong spent hours in Calvin tracking the storm. The destructive storm caused a building's roof to come off and ripped some bricks from a building. The storm system also produced...
In Calvin, Oklahoma, a town with only one law enforcement officer, the news came as a shock to city officials that their police chief had been arrested and accused of methamphetamine distribution. Calvin Police chief Joe Don Chitwood, 42, was arrested and booked into the Hughes County jail on Thursday,...
Parts of Hughes County were shaken up by an earthquake Saturday afternoon. According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake checked in with a magnitude of 3.2 around 2 p.m. Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake is located approximately 2.9 miles west-northwest of Horntown. This is a developing story.
On Friday, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced the arrest of an Oklahoma police chief as part of an investigation into meth distribution in southeast Oklahoma. According to the OBN, Calvin, Oklahoma Police Chief Joe Don Chitwood was taken into custody on Thursday.
An Oklahoma police chief was taken into custody after finding himself on the wrong side of the law.
Law enforcement arrested an Oklahoma police chief on Thursday who they say had been using and selling methamphetamine in Hughes County.
WETUMKA, Okla. — Authorities arrested a police chief in connection with an investigation into meth distribution in southeastern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics officials said law enforcement arrested Calvin Police Chief Joe Don Chitwood on Thursday. Agents served a search warrant at Chitwood's home in Wetumka, where a news release says they found small amounts of meth.
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An police chief in Calvin, Oklahoma could face charges for methamphetamine distribution after a nearly month-long investigation led to his arrest, authorities said Friday. Calvin Police Chief Joe Chitwood was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after agents of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration found small amounts of meth in Chitwood’s Wetumka home, the bureau said in a release. Chitwood was booked into the Hughes County jail.
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) – An Oklahoma police chief was arrested on suspicion of dealing methamphetamine. Joe Don Chitwood, the police chief in the Hughes County town of Calvin, was arrested Thursday by agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration. The investigation began last...
HUGHES COUNTY, Okla. (KOKH) — The Calvin police chief has been arrested for meth distribution, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics announced Friday. Authorities said Joe Don Chitwood was taken into custody on Thursday as part of an investigation into meth distribution in southeast Oklahoma. "This investigation began in mid-April...