Shawnee, OK Crime & Safety

Scope of OU student assaults unclear from reports

Editor’s note: This story references sexual assault and violence. If you or a loved one is seeking resources in response to sexual violence, the organizations listed here are available. Sexual assault of University of Oklahoma students isn’t limited to campus, but ambiguities in the reporting process obscure the full scope...
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McLoud Police Files New Charges Against Man Sentenced On Previous Charge

McLoud police filed new charges Tuesday after a man pointed a rifle at him during a traffic stop. The charges include plan, attempt or conspire to perform an act of violence, possessing a firearm during a commission of felony, endangering others while eluding/attempting to elude police, possessing a firearm during a commission of felony and pointing a firearm, which is also a felony.
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Judge convicts woman in 2020 Norman murder

A Cleveland County judge on Tuesday convicted on a charge in connection with a July 2020 murder in Norman. Keabreauna Bronte Boyd, 32, was found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the death of Luis Raynard Williams, 59. Boyd’s conviction was articulated in a Tuesday summary order from Judge Lori Walkley.
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Cleveland Co. Man Accused Of Nearly Beating Wife To Death

A man is behind bars in Cleveland County after investigators said he nearly beat his wife to death. Don King, 67, was arrested on September 7 on complaints of domestic abuse with great bodily injury. Officers responded to King’s home just before 10 p.m. in the 13000 block of Doe...

FBI Probe Of Romance Scam Involving Oklahoma Money Launderers Comes To A Close

A Norman man was sentenced Friday in the Northern District of Oklahoma for leading a ring of online money launderers. After pleading guilty in November to conspiracy to commit money laundering, Afeez Adebara was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in heading an online Nigerian romance scam that defrauded victims of at least $2.5 million. The sentencing closes an FBI probe that included the sentencing of six others — four of which were also Norman residents.

Inmate says conscience led to cold-case killing confession

ST. LOUIS — (AP) — A Missouri inmate who admitted to a long-unsolved killing while serving time for robbery says he confessed to the crime because his conscience was nagging him. DeAngelo Thomas said he felt relief when he penned his admission to police from his prison cell in 2018.