Barricaded man tased during standoff

A man who barricaded himself in a garage with a knife overnight was arrested after police deployed Taser rounds to immobilize him as he appeared to be trying to stab himself, authorities said. It began when Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputies located a stolen vehicle in the area of Wallace and Chapman Streets in Shawnee late Wednesday night, said Shawnee Police Chief Russell Frantz.

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Stolen car recovered in Tecumseh, one arrested

A stolen car found in the early morning hours Wednesday by Absentee Shawnee Tribal police near Hardesty Road and Gordon Cooper Drive in Tecumseh led to the arrest of a woman who had outstanding warrants from Shawnee. Kristin Thurman, 28, was arrested by tribal police on complaints of warrants for shoplifting and failure to appear out of Shawnee and was arrested a second time on a complaint of possession of a stolen vehicle by Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Fletcher.

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Suspect sought in overnight manhunt in Seminole County

A report to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol late Tuesday evening of a reckless driver in Pottawatomie County led to an overnight manhunt just inside the Seminole County line near the intersection of EW 1160 and NS 3520. The manhunt was called off about 1:40 a.m. Wednesday without any immediate arrests made.

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