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Burglary Suspect Johnny Brown possible sighting in Asher

Johnny Brown possible sighting in Asher with in last hour, wearing hat and black coat with tiger on back unknown last direction of travel. This is all the information we have at this time.Please call 911 if you see anything suspicious.

 

Orginal story November 16th 2017

Deputies are in the area south of Hwy 39 on Leo Road in Asher after burglary suspect flees vehicle. The home owner from the burglary has identified Johnny S Brown as the suspect after his name was obtained by deputies from the suspect vehicle registration. Please see attached images.

Residents are encouraged to call 911 if anything suspicious is spotted in the area.

Found Safe: Missing Person Stella Rayburn

Search for Missing Person: Stella Rayburn


Update: Stella Rayburn has been located and is safe as of 9/15/2017 at 10:51 a.m.



Deputies continue searching for Stella Rayburn who was reported missing late last night 9/14/2017.  

Sheriff Michael Booth released the following information concerning Rayburn:

Description: Stella Rayburn. Dob- 3/13/1963. 5 ft 2, 110 lbs, reddish brown hair and green eyes wearing black pants, blue spaghetti strap type under shirt with a white lacy outer shirt. Unknown shoes. Walks with a limp on her right side.

Area of focus is Latimer Road (Skagg City Road) and Hwy 59 near St. Louis, Oklahoma. Deputies will remain in the area to continue search efforts.  The Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by several local and tribe law enforcement agencies and fire departments.

If you have information concerning Rayburn’s whereabouts please call 911 or (405) 273-1727.

2017 Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Banquet & Awards


Group Photo of the 2017 Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Banquet & Awards.  Our office received several awards this year, it’s a prime example of the dedication the men and women have while serving the citizens of Pottawatomie County.

Bottom left to right: Sheriff Michael D. Booth, Deputy Shaun Copelin, Lt. Jimmy Brewer, Dispatcher Lisa Williams, Deputy Steven Sample, Undersheriff Travis Palmer, Lt. Bob Stewart.

Middle left to right: Deputy Marcus May, Sgt. Brad Setzer, Captain Chad Pope.

Back left to right: Deputy James Caskey, Deputy Robin Opela, Deputy Danny Columbus, Lt. Ken VanDuser, Lt. Travis Sullivan and Deputy Jared Strand.

The annual Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Banquet was held yesterday 8/11/2017. For more information about the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association please visit https://www.oklahomasheriffs.org/

Congratulations everyone!

Skeletal Remains Found at River in Wanette


Skeletal Remains Found at River in Wanette

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating after fisherman found a human jawbone along the South Canadian River south of Wanette.
Undersheriff Travis Palmer said the civilian found the remains near the Byars bridge and initially went to the Garvin County Sheriff’s Office.
Further inquiry revealed that the bone was found on the north side of the river, which put it in the jurisdiction of Pottawatomie County, Palmer said.
The remains, which include the jawbone with about eight teeth, has been confirmed to be human, he said, but there’s no certainty that any foul play is involved in the discovery.

The medical examiner should be able to get DNA from the teeth, Palmer said, and possibly compare that to databases involving missing persons.
View complete story at the Shawnee News-Star

Pott. Co. Deputy Carries Out Fallen Tecumseh Police Officer’s Plans


Pott. Co. Deputy Carries Out Fallen Tecumseh Police Officer’s PlansPosted: Jul 31, 2017 9:29PM CDT

Christy Lewis, News 9

Shortly before 22-year-old Tecumseh police officer Justin Terney died in the line of duty, he had gotten a puppy named Onyx and they had big plans.
“He was on night shift and I was on night shift,” said Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputy Jared Strand.
Strand said Terney told him he wanted to be a K9 handler with Onyx.
“He talked about it a couple of times whenever we were just hanging out around dispatch or on a call,” Strand said.
So when Onyx lost his owner and needed a new place to go, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth said he felt a great obligation to provide that.
“His real home is at Tecumseh, but we just have custody of him and taking care of him. But he’s for all law enforcement here in Pottawatomie County,” the sheriff said.
Strand is now Onyx’s handler. The dog is 8 months old.
“It’s a huge honor and that’s why I’m working so hard to make sure that everything works out,” he explained.
Strand runs drills with the dog and takes him to monthly training sessions in Shawnee, hoping to help Onyx achieve his life’s mission.
“I want Onyx to be the best K9 in the state, if not the nation,” he told News 9. “Because that’s what Justin was. He was a great officer and for him to carry that legacy on would be just great.”
Onyx is currently in testing to see which path he’ll take as a working dog. He could go out on patrol in as early as four to five months.
Booth thanked the Bricktown Brewery, 4-Way Automatic Transmission, Lexington police, Stratford police and Shawnee police for their help in making the K9 program possible.

http://www.news9.com/story/36017229/pott-co-deputy-carries-out-fallen-tecumseh-police-officers-plans

Deadly crash leaves two dead and others injured near Waco and Coker Road

Two Shawnee residents were killed and three high school students suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on Coker Road, just north of Waco Road. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Miller investigated the crash, which occurred about 12:09 p.m. Killed in the accident were Gary Bailey, 59, and Janice Bailey, 58, both of Shawnee, the OHP reported. Gary Bailey was driving a 1997 Nissan pickup southbound on Coker Road when his vehicle was hit head-on by a northbound 2007 Saturn sedan driven by Nicholas Moles, 17, Shawnee, the OHP said. Trooper Miller said Moles’ vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with Bailey’s pickup. Moles was transported by private vehicle to Unity Health Center, where the OHP reported he was treated and released. Moles’ two passengers also were injured. According to the report, Dakota Davis, 16, Tecumseh, and Tyler Jackson, 17, Tecumseh, were taken to Unity Health Center where they were reportedly treated and released, but it appears both were actually transferred to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Both Davis and Jackson were listed as patients at the hospital Tuesday night. Jackson was listed in fair condition, a nurse supervisor said, and Davis was there, but had not been admitted, she said.

All three teenagers are reported to be students at Tecumseh High School. The patrol said seat belts were in use by occupants of the Saturn sedan, but were not in use in the Nissan pickup. Trooper Miller was assisted at the scene by Lt. Kera Philippi. Shawnee and Bethel Acres firefighters responded to provide extrication while Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputies provided traffic control as the roadway was blocked.