CRIME & SAFETY
Family from Okay without home after Thanksgiving Day fire
OKAY, Okla. — A family in the town of Okay are without a home after a fire tore through it on Thanksgiving Day. Katie Tyree took FOX23 inside the home where her good friend’s house caught fire . “It is heartbreaking and sad that this was a family’s...
Video: Wagoner County deputies make arrest after chase through the woods
A foot chase through the woods leads to an arrest of a man with outstanding warrants in Wagoner County.
Wagoner County deputies make arrest after chase through the woods
ROCKY POINT, Okla. - A foot chase through the woods leads to an arrest of a man with outstanding warrants in Wagoner County.
Carie Hallford, Co-Owner of the Return to Nature Funeral Home, is Now in a Colorado Jail Cell
Carie Hallford, one of the owners of the Return to Nature Funeral Home, is now being held at the El Paso County Jail. She arrived there Tuesday, Nov. 21st. Carie and her husband Jon are facing charges of abuse of a corpse, theft, money laundering, and forgery after almost 200 bodies were found improperly stored at their Return to Nature Funeral Home in Penrose. The Hallfords were arrested November 9th in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Man stabbed at least 10 times at Muskogee sober living home
MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Police are investigating after they say a man was stabbed at least ten times at a sober living home in Muskogee.
Man Stabbed Multiple Times at Muskogee Sober Living Home, Suspect in Custody
In a shocking incident at a Muskogee sober living home, a resident was stabbed multiple times. The victim, identified as Ronald Meisner, is now out of surgery. The suspect, Stevie Mlan, was apprehended after a three-hour search and is currently in custody.
Wagoner County Sheriff's Office Issues Warning About Scam Involving Fake Lieutenant Soliciting Money
Beware of a new twist on an old scam! The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office warns about a fake lieutenant named Mark Bowers asking for money over the phone. The scammer even leaves voicemails as proof of his attempts. Stay vigilant and never share personal information over the phone.
Robeline's Sabine State Bank destroyed by fire following car crash
ROBELINE - Sabine State Bank's Robeline Branch was destroyed by fire early Monday morning after a driver crashed his vehicle into it and both caught on fire. The driver, Jay Stroble, 21, of Muskogee, Okla., received minor injuries. The crash was reported around 12:13 a.m. on Texas Street in Robeline....
Muskogee police searching for woman who's been missing since October
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Muskogee police say the person pictured has been reported as a missing person. Police say she has not been seen or heard from since October. If you have seen her, you are asked to call investigations at 918-680-3112 or you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 918-682-2677.
Historic 36-Ton Marijuana Seizure Marks One of Oklahoma's Largest Drug Busts
In a stunning display of law enforcement collaboration, the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office has reported a monumental drug bust involving the seizure of over 36 tons of illegal marijuana. The state's Organized Crime Task Force, a recent initiative by Attorney General Gentner Drummond, spearheaded the operation on November 9, 2023. This crackdown is one of the largest in Oklahoma's history and highlights the aggressive stance the state is taking against illegal narcotics trafficking.
Illegal marijuana operation busted in Hulbert: 98 plants and 153 pounds of marijuana seized
HULBERT, OK (KOKH) — On Monday, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) shut down an illegal marijuana growing operation in Hulbert, Oklahoma, linked to an ongoing investigation targeting entities using 'straw owners' to fraudulently obtain licenses for clients. OBN seized 98 plants, 153 pounds of processed marijuana, and one...
Wagoner County Sheriff's Office warns of circulating postal scam
WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) — The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office said another scam has been circulating. With the holiday season approaching, WCSO said some may be ordering holiday gifts online and scammers are taking advantage of this. Wagoner County Sheriff Chris Elliott said it's important to remain vigilant when...
Return to Nature Owners Have Been Located and Arrested
Return to Nature Owners Have Been Located and Arrested Jon and Carrie Hallford, owners of Return to Nature Funeral Home in Colorado Springs and Penrose, Colorado, were arrested on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in Wagoner, Oklahoma. They are charged with theft, abuse of a corpse, money laundering, and forgery — all felonies. As of Wednesday, November 15, the Hallfords were still in custody in Okahoma on a $2 million bond and are facing extradition back to Colorado.