Asher city councilman, former ICE agent accused of preying on teenage girls

ASHER, Okla. – An Asher city councilman and former ICE agent is now at the center of a rape investigation after two teenagers allege he attacked them. Jeffrey Short was arrested Friday – less than 24 hours after the allegations were made. Parents of a 16-year-old girl came forward first to Asher police who passed the investigation on to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office because the depaRead 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…

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. TheRead More…

Weather Conditions Still Treacherous

All Pottawatomie County roads remained slick and hazardous and many were littered with stalled vehicles Wednesday, so officials are still urging people to stay home. Don Lynch, Shawnee/Pottawatomie County emergency management director, said the stalled cars are making it difficult for crews to clear roadways, and continuing northerly winds Wednesday were expected to lead to further drifting.┬áSevRead More…