Shooting death: Man shot, killed by homeowner

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A Shawnee man was shot and killed by a homeowner late Wednesday night at a rural home on Old Highway 270 near Shawnee. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case as a homicide, but no arrests have been made. It will be up to the district attorney’s office to review the case and determine if charges are warranted or if the shooting falls under Oklahoma’s “Make My Day” law.

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Sheriff’s office gets new drug dog

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A new deputy has joined the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. And while he can’t carry a side pistol, he has his own weapons: sharp teeth and a keen sense of…

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Traffic stop drug bust nets thousands in cash

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An overnight traffic stop for speeding and the instincts of a deputy resulted in the arrest of two people on drug-related complaints Thursday, along with the seizure of nearly $10,000…

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Deputies arrest stabbing suspect

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Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputies responding to a disturbance early Thursday morning found a stabbing victim who just had his truck stolen. Within 15 minutes, deputies had located that truck and…

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Tecumseh Teen Still Missing

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The search continues for a missing 14-year-old Tecumseh girl who is believed to be with a 40-year-old man now charged with a felony for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to…

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Sheriff awaits city donation of cop cars

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Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth’s plans to utilize a reserve deputy program will become a reality quicker as a result of recent donations of patrol cars.  Booth said during his…

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National and Local Do Not Call List!

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You can register your residential telephone number on the National Do Not Call Registry at no cost by telephone or by internet.To register by phone, call 1-888-382-1222 or (TTY) 1-866-290-4236.…

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Police officers honored for work in domestic violence cases

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Law enforcement officers from several agencies have been honored for their work and dedication on cases involving domestic violence. October is domestic violence awareness month. During the fourth annual Citizen…

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Daily Records

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District Court Felonies • Jackie Butch Peace Jr., 27, 304 N. Cleveland, was charged in Pottawatomie County District Court with first-degree rape. • Thomasene Fixico, 37, Seminole, was charged in…

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Suspect arrested after area search

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A helicopter hovered over north Shawnee early Sunday morning as law enforcement officers searched for an armed man who had allegedly violated a protective order by breaking into his estranged…

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