CRIME & SAFETY
Domestic violence charge dropped against ex-convict
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A felony domestic violence charge has been dismissed by the prosecution against Troy Gene Shackelford Jr., 40, of Stillwater, who was originally scheduled to stand trial on May 30, court records show. In the same case, a felony charge accusing Shackelford of kidnapping his girlfriend from...
Oklahoma City man jailed on $100,000 bail on meth trafficking charge
(Stillwater, Okla.) — An Oklahoma City man has been jailed on $100,000 bail pending a June 5 court appearance on a charge of trafficking methamphetamine at Highway 177 and 32nd Avenue south of Stillwater in a case investigated by the Payne County Sheriff’s Office. Minh Pham, 43, who...
Customer arrested in Stillwater after threatening to kill worker over alleged botched repair job
STILLWATER, Okla. — Outrage at an auto parts store landed a customer behind bars for threatening to kill a worker after an alleged botched repair job. Stillwater police said the suspect also charged responding officers. "Jeffrey Hernandez made a threat to an employee that he would slit his throat...
Oklahoma State in mourning after long-time professor dies in crash
STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State University is in mourning after a long-time professor died in a head-on crash over the weekend. OSU confirmed Dr. Allen Apblett was tragically killed in Maine over Memorial Day. Apblett was a chemistry professor at OSU for 25 years. Get the latest news stories...
Oklahoma State University professor among 2 killed in wrong-way, head-on crash on Maine interstate
FALMOUTH, Maine — An Oklahoma State University professor was among two people killed in a wrong-way crash Monday morning on a Maine interstate, authorities confirmed. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. Maine state police told KOCO 5 sister station WMTW that the crash occurred around...
OSBI Seeks Public Help In Cold Case From 1994
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is asking the public for any information in relation to a cold case from 1994. Twenty five-year-old Shawn Martin was last seen walking from a campsite on May 28, 1994, on the Arkansas River in Skedee. The OSBI said Martin was last seen wading...
OSU Mourning The Loss Of Chemistry Professor
A chemistry professor for Oklahoma State University died in a crash Monday. Dr. Allen Apblett and his wife were driving on Interstate-295 when they were in a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver. Dr. Apblett, along with the other driver, were pronounced dead at the scene. His wife is in...
Oklahoma City Man Indicted For Mail Fraud
A federal grand jury has indicted an Oklahoma City man for mail fraud. The indictment, a month's long investigation that uncovered millions of dollars stolen from metro residents. According to an indictment filed this month, Rijae Luster allegedly admitted to helping a named co-defendant rob a Stillwater mail carrier in...
Stillwater Drug Bust Lands Multiple People In Jail Accused Of Selling Fentanyl
A mass round up in Stillwater leads to nearly a dozen drug-related arrests. Police arrested 10 people in just 48 hours after executing three search warrants. According to investigators, more than half of those arrested were selling fentanyl.
Stillwater Police Searching For Missing 15-Year-Old Girl
The Stillwater Police Department is searching for a missing 15-year-old girl reported as a runaway. Raeleigh Weaver left her home Wednesday evening near East 4th Street and has not been seen since. Police said that her phone is turned off. Contact 911 if you have any relevant information.
Stillwater man avoids murder trial with guilty plea in fatal crash
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A 58-year-old Stillwater man avoided a murder trial this week by admitting he was driving under the influence of an intoxicating drug when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a ditch in a collision two miles north of Ripley — killing his girlfriend.
Couple accused of trafficking $15,000 worth of meth in Stillwater
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Muskogee man and his girlfriend from Wagoner, who were traveling in a 2008 Chevrolet Cruz when they were arrested, have been ordered held in the Payne County Jail on $100,000 bail each on charges of trafficking $15,000 worth of methamphetamine that was allegedly mailed for delivery in Stillwater.
Stillwater man sent to prison for domestic violence & animal cruelty
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Stillwater man, who was 19 when he attempted to strangle a puppy and abused his girlfriend repeatedly, avoided a jury trial last week by pleading guilty to animal cruelty and three separate counts of domestic violence. Christian Alexzavier Gwen Wright, now 20, was sentenced by...
Police searching for armed robbery suspect
The Stillwater Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect from an armed robbery earlier this month.
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