Author: Sgt. Scott Hawkins

Manhunt Ended: Bethel Road and Hardesty Road

A manhunt is underway in the area of Bethel Road and Hardesty Road in Bethel Acres which was prompted after a citizen called in a suspicious person in the 17000 Block of Bethel Road.

The suspicious person is described as a white male, black hair, black jacket and was reported walking North on Bethel Road.  A vehicle was also reported parked at another residence and the suspicious person reportedly asked to take gasoline out of a vehicle.

Deputies and other law enforcement are in the area.  Please report any suspicious activity by calling 911 or (405) 273-1727.

Update: 4/8/18 at 10:19am One suspect has been taken into custody but another suspect is still at large clothing description remains the same.

***Manhunt Has Ended

Update: 4/8/18 12:44pm The vehicle the suspicious person(s) were in possession of was stolen out of Seminole County, one suspect was arrested for possession of stolen property and the other has been identified a warrant will be sought for his arrest.

Good job to the alert citizens who reported these suspicious person(s).

Update: 4/8/18 5:15pm. Our office now has both suspects in custody!

Authority: Undersheriff Travis Palmer

Updated: Manhunt has come to an end David Johnson is in custody

Manhunt has come to an end David Johnson is in custody as of 3/8/18 4:48pm.

Deputies have responded to the area of Hardesty Road and Patterson Road in Bethel to a vehicle being reported on a citizens property. A male suspect wearing a plaid shirt, blue jeans, and a blue ball cap was seen near the vehicle and he has been identified as David Johnson.

The vehicle has been confirmed stolen out of Seminole County and stems from a manhunt from that county on 3/6/2018.

Deputies will remain in the area and are being assisted by several local law enforcement agencies. We ask that residents be mindful of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity by calling 911 or (405) 273-1727.



Gender MALE
DOB 9/20/1979
Height 5′ 9”
Weight 160
Race CAUCASIAN
Hair Color BROWN
Eye Color HAZEL
Skin Tone LIGHT


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Governor’s Burn Ban extended and expanded to cover 52 counties

Governor’s Burn Ban extended and expanded to cover 52 counties. Ban will expire at midnight on March 2, 2018. Red counties are Governor’s Burn Ban; Yellow are County Commissioner issued burn bans. Visit www.forestry.ok.gov/burn-ban-info to read resolutions for each county and to see guidelines for the Governor’s ban.

Effective February 15, 2018 by order of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, all outdoor burning, combustible materials and ignition sources are banned in the following Counties: Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cimarron, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Creek, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Jefferson, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, McClain, Murray, Noble, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Seminole, Stephens, Texas, Tillman, Tulsa, Washington, Washita, Woods and Woodward. Extreme fire conditions exist in these counties due to extraordinary drought. All conditions and exemptions are outlined by Oklahoma Forestry Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, on its website: http://www.forestry.ok.gov

Failure to observe this ban may result in criminal prosecution under O.S. Title 2 Article 16 § 26, punishable by a fine not to exceed $1000, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

Pottawatomie County: Burn Ban in Effect for the Next 14 Days

Red: Governors Burn Ban, Yellow: County Commissioners Burn Burn

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners voted today 2/5/2018 to place Pottawatomie County under a burn ban for the next 14 days to be reevaluated at that time.  There is no outside burning permitted under this ban. To view the Commissioner enacted burn ban resolution please visit: Click Here!

For updated information concerning issued burn bans in the State of Oklahoma please visit the Oklahoma Department of Forestry http://www.forestry.ok.gov/burn-ban-info

Update:Manhunt Ended Hwy 9 and Stevens Road

Deputies responded to the area of Hwy 9 and Stevens Road in Tecumseh after a citizen observed a vehicle speeding away from a neighbors residence.  The citizen reported that a male and female exited the vehicle running North bound on Stevens Road.

Additional information was obtained after one suspect was taken into custody that there were possibly three suspects total.  Undersheriff Travis Palmer stated it is unclear at this time if there are just two suspects or possibly a third.  Deputies are in the area patrolling within a one mile radius of Hwy 9 and Stevens Road in all directions.

Citizens should main aware of your surroundings and report anything suspicious by call 911 or (405) 273-1727.

1/22/18 12:23 pm

All suspects now in custody!

Manhunt Has Ended: Lake Road & Hwy 102

Manhunt has now ended. (12/29/2017 7:55pm)

Undersheriff Travis Palmer confirmed that two suspects were taken into custody this evening. The suspects are identified as Chaz Moody and Mark West..

Manhunt Continues: Lake Road & Hwy 102 (12/29/2017)

The manhunt from Wednesday is now back on as deputies observe the suspects in the same area. Deputies are currently on scene and if you observe anything remotely suspicious please call 911.

Initial call from Wednesday 12/27/2017

Update: Manhunt Called Off (12/27/2017)

Our office has ended the manhunt and we ask that citizens report any suspicious activity by calling 911 or (405) 273-1727.

Last description we had of the two white males one wearing a dark colored jacket and the other was wearing a camouflage jacket. One of the suspects is missing a shoe.

Previous information from earlier today:

Update: Manhunt
The suspects are contained to the area between Hwy 102 and Belcher Road and Hwy 102 and Lake Road. If you see anything suspicious please call 911!

Initial information: Manhunt: After stolen vehicle discovered.

Two male subjects last seen walking southeast of Independence and Hwy 102. One of the white males was wearing a black coat and the other a white long sleeve t-shirt. One of the males was described as having a shaggy beard. The vehicle they were in possession of was stolen out of the City of Shawnee. Deputies have been and will continue to be in the area. If you see anything suspicious please call 911.

Manhunt: Near Mabel Bassett Prison

A concerned citizen notified law enforcement of suspicious activity near Mabel Bassett Prison located at 29501 Kickapoo Rd, McLoud, OK 74851 after observing a 4 door gold passenger vehicle drop someone off then sped away from the area.

Law enforcement arrived on scene and observed three subjects dressed in all black running away from the prison to the Northwest. The subjects were also seen in possession of a black bag they were possibly attempting to toss it over the fence and at this time law enforcement have the area saturated in attempts to locate them.

You are asked to remain away from the area and report anything suspicious by calling 911 or (405) 273-1727.

In Custody: Manhunt Brangus Rd and Westech Rd

Deputies responded to the area of Brangus Road and Westech Road in Shawnee after a concerned citizen observed a vehicle stuck and a white male attempted to flag the citizen down. The citizen notified our office of the situation.

Once on scene deputies discovered the vehicle in question to be high centered on the river and the occupant ran North bound along the river. The vehicle is reported stolen out of Oklahoma City.

North Rock Creek School officials have been notified of the situation.

Deputies are currently working the scene in attempts to locate the suspect.

Citizens are asked to remain away from the immediate area and report anything they feel is suspicious.

 

Update: As of 12/15/2017 at approximately 2:00 p.m. suspect Christopher Lee Goodman was taken into custody.

Christoper Lee Goodman

Wanted Person: Tarran Weber

Tarran Weber, Booking photo

Our office is requesting public assistance in locating Tarran Weber who currently has an outstanding warrant for his arrest for Failure to Appear for a case of Domestic Assault & Battery by Strangulation. Weber’s bond was set at $100,000.00 when he missed his court date on 11/29/2017.  If you know where he might be please contact us at (405) 273-1727, send us a Facebook Message or email the warrant team at warrants@pottcoso.com. #358AUTH

 

Update: On 12/14/2017 another warrant was issued for his arrest in the amount of $10,000.00 for Domestic Violence Assault & Battery out of Pottawatomie County District Court.

 

Possible warrant out of Cleveland County as well: http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/GetCaseInformation.asp?submitted=true&viewtype=caseGeneral&casemasterID=2277047&db=Cleveland

 

 

 

In Custody: Johnny Brown

Burglary suspect Johnny Brown was taken into custody in Asher about an hour ago after Asher Police Department made contact with him walking. Deputies have taken him into custody where he was then interviewed concerning the reported incident. He will be booked into the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center.

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