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…

Wanette man jailed in shooting incident

A Wanette man was jailed Monday on a shooting with intent to kill complaint after his friend suffered a gunshot wound to the head during an alleged argument. Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Capt. Travis Palmer said deputies responded about 1:30 p.m. to a home on Trousdale Road, about one mile west of SH 102 in the Wanette area. The shooting victim, Randall Roberson, 53, had called 911 for help, Read More…

Head-on collision

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken VanDuser is pictured at the scene of a head-on collision Friday morning on SH 9, just east of South Rock Creek Road. At least two patients were reportedly transported by ambulance from the scene, but there was no word on extent of injuries or whether anyone was admitted to a hospital. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigated the accident. ED BLOCHOWIAK STRead More…