CRIME & SAFETY
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest, Suspicious Death, and Soldier's Death Investigated in Stephens County, Oklahoma
This week in Stephens County, Oklahoma, there were three incidents that occurred. These incidents include a man being arrested after allegedly chasing a woman, attacking an officer, and breaking a patrol car window; the suspicious death of a 19-year-old resident found alongside a highway; and the investigation into the death of a soldier at a business in Duncan. Authorities are actively investigating these incidents and seeking information from the public.
High-Speed Chase Ends in Stephens County; Driver Arrested
A driver wanted on multiple felony warrants led troopers on a chase topping 140 miles an hour, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says. The trooper who closed in on the driver was being guided by a veteran through the intense moments that came to an abrupt end in Stephens County. The...
Duncan police respond to call at Murf’s Shooting Range
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - Police in Duncan responded to a call at Murf’s Shooting Range on Highway 81 this evening, Sept. 19, 2023. We reached out to the Duncan public Information officer who said so far no information is available on what happened other than the police responded and the investigation has been turned over to the Military Criminal Investigation Division.
Marlow accident injures Chickasha 16 year old Female
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a Personal Injury Collision on Saturday, September 16 involving a 16 year old female of Chickasha. Her name was withheld due to age, but she was transported by Survival Flight to OU Medical in Oklahoma City and admitted in critical condition with head and trunk internal injuries.
Stephens County crash sends woman, teen to hospital
MARLOW, Okla. (KXII) - A Chickasha teenager and a 22-year-old woman from Alex, Oklahoma are in the hospital after a crash in Stephens County Saturday afternoon. A report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol states the 16-year-old girl was driving a Ford Escape and somehow collided with a Ram truck driven by a man from Marlow.
OHP investigating suspicious death of 19-year-old found alongside southern Oklahoma highway
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Okla. — Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a 19-year-old whose body was found earlier this month alongside a highway in southern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials said Tuesday that Noah Nichols (Presgrove) of Comanche was found dead during the early morning hours of Sept. 4...
Washington FCCLA officers receive leadership training
Eight students from the Washington High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America chapter recently attended the 2023 Lead Conference. The students included Maddylynn Patterson, Elizabeth Dunn, Lydi Hicks, Emiley Baxter, Charis Stewart, Ashlynn Bray, Paige Burns and Ves Hegeman. The Lead Conference, one of four planned around the...
Weekly Safety Report: Suspicious Death and High-Speed Chase in Stephens County, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Stephens County, Oklahoma this week. The first incident involves the suspicious death of a Comanche teenager, Noah Presgrove, whose body was found on the side of a highway. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is assisting with the investigation. The second incident involves a high-speed motorcycle chase in Duncan, where a man named Sebastian Demharter was arrested after leading police on a dangerous pursuit.
Solving Murders and Burglaries: New Police Chief Smith Shares His Favorite Two Cases
Marlow's new police chief's experience and change in roles is like night and day. Ronnie Smith worked the night shift at Lawton for nearly 20 years and even helped solve a murder case in 2007. Then he joined the Marlow Police Department. Still on nights as a patrol officer, he helped catch the Christmas ATM burglary crew in December 2022. Up until his retirement in May, Smith had worked for MPD for about 5 (1/2) years.
Duncan man taken into custody following high-speed motorcycle chase
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - A Duncan man was arrested after authorities say he led police on a dangerous high-speed chase while on a motorcycle. According to court documents, Sebastian Demharter was seen speeding along Highway 81 yesterday evening. He was reportedly going 72 in a 55 but when an OHP...
Court documents: More than $1 million allegedly embezzled from Philtek
Dear Readers: We apologize for the delay in reporting the details of the criminal allegations against Darren Wayne Alaniz. We originally planned to publish online, Sept. 8, an extended version of our initial story that we published in our Aug. 31 edition, but chose instead to hold it for publication as we initially said we would in today's edition. Shortly after charges were filed in district court, Brad Boles of Marlow, reached out to The Review with a statement. We reported the information we had at that time. We would rather delay a longer story in order to have all the facts. We do not publish rumors, opinions or social media claims. We also do not acknowledge unsigned letters to the editor. The facts set forth in this article are from court records provided by District Attorney Jason Hicks.
OSBI confirms the body found along Hwy 81 was Noah Presgrove
TERRAL, Okla. (KSWO) - The Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) confirmed to KSWO 7News that the body found along Highway 81 north of Terral on Sept. 4, 2023 was that of 19-year-old Noah Presgrove of Comanche. OSBI said they are investigating the Comanche teen’s death as suspicious. A funeral...