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The passing of Deputy John Hall

In the evening of 7/1/19 Pottawatomie County Deputy John Hall passed away at a hospital in Oklahoma City. Deputy Hall served the citizens of Pottawatomie County since 2015 in many aspects and could be counted on in a moments notice to serve when needed. He was a devoted deputy and he will truly be missed. Please keep the Hall family and his law enforcement family in your prayers during this diffiRead More…

Public Assistance Requested: Persons of interest in McLoud Burglary

Our office is asking citizens to help us identify the two people in the images below as persons of interest in a burglary near McLoud, Oklahoma.  On 6/19/2019 the two individuals were on a shopping spree at the Shawnee Mall making purchases at Kohls, Walmart, and Red Lobster using the victims stolen credit card.  The vehicle is believed to be method of travel.  These are the best photos we haveRead More…

Grant Awarded: Sheriff’s Office received two portable breathalyzers

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was granted two Portable breathalyzers from the United States Deputy Sheriffs Association to combat drunk driving in Pottawatomie County. Deputy Jared Strand applied from the grant on behalf of the office which also included a large quantity of straws to be used after each test is administered.Read More…

Stolen van from Shawnee Car Museum

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office recently took a report of a van stolen from the Car Museum located at Hwy 177 and Coker Road in Shawnee. The image above is not the actual van but it’s very similar. The vehicle is described as a 1996 Ford Airstream Conversion Van Oklahoma tag# CLZ-292 Last four of VIN# 3555. Please contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office (405) 275-1727 iRead More…

Mock DUI Fatality Traffic Accident Asher Public Schools

April 17, 2019, Asher Police, Fire, REACT, Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office conducted a training fatality crash incident for the Asher High School. The staging began at 10:30 a.m. and the incident was completed at 1:30 p.m. The incident covered a DUI and fatality crash, fire rescue and removal of a pinned passenger, the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFSTRead More…

Lakewood man, registered sex offender, tried to get Oklahoma girl to send him explicit videos, authorities say

    A 34-year-old Lakewood man was arrested after authorities say he tried to convince a girl in Oklahoma to send him explicit videos of herself and the girl’s parents contacted police. Samuel Schwinger, 34, of Lakewood, a registered sex offender, was arrested and charged with production of images/videos of children under the age of 16 engaged in prohibited sexual acts, Ocean CounRead More…

Nearly 60 Tons Of Illegally Dumped Trash Cleaned Up In Pottawatomie County

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 6:04 PM CDT Updated:  Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 9:47 PM CDT By Clayton Cummins
News Channel 9 It is estimated that nearly 60 tons of trash was cleaned up along the side of a road in Pottawatomie County Wednesday.  The dumpsite on River Road, three miles east of Shawnee, is one of many sites the Pottawatomie County SheriffRead More…

Pottawatomie County deputies investigate deadly weekend shooting

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a deadly shooting after a man was found dead with gunshot wounds at the doorstep of his home in south Pottawatomie County. Undersheriff Travis Palmer said deputies were called about 5 p.m. Sunday to a rural residence in the 26000 block of White Oak Road, which is located about 6.5 miles south of SH 9 and west of Bethel Road. Palmer said the property there iRead More…