News 4 captures the moment Pottawatomie Co. deputies arrest alleged child abuser

POTTAWATOMIE CO., Okla. – A man accused of sexually abusing two young children was hauled off to jail Friday and News 4 was there when he was arrested to get his side of the story. “I am not guilty,” Dillon Soloman of Tecumseh said to News 4 as he was getting into a deputy’s vehicle. He’s been arrested on complaints of lewd or indecent proposal or acts with a child under the age of 16, and abuRead More…

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…

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…

Crews remove 61 tons of trash from dumping site in Pottawatomie County

 Patrina Adger  ReporterFor complete story and video please visit KOCO Channel 5A gully off Fishmarket Road in Pottawatomie County has been a dumping ground for decades.On Thursday, deputies hauled off more than 61 tons of trash that had been dumped into the gully.”Toilets out. Shower stalls, bath tubs, couches, chairs, box springs. Anything you can imagine, we pulled out of here,” DepRead More…

Keeping Pottawatomie County Clean

Today, two problem areas were cleaned up in our county as a result of Deputy Shaun Copelin’s efforts to take care of illegal dump sites within our county. We would like to thank everyone involved in making cleanup a reality. Join our Keep Pottawatomie County Clean Facebook Group if you would like to get involved or just follow the progress of our Environmental Grant: https://www.facebook.com/groRead More…

Pottawatomie County Deputies honored at 2018 Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association Banquet

Several deputies at Pottawatomie County Sheriff Sheriff’s have once again received numerous Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Awards, including Deputy of the Year and Reserve Deputy of the Year. Sgt. Steven Sample was named Deputy of the Year, Booth said, making him the eighth Pottawatomie County deputy to receive the state’s highest honor. Booth, who complimented Sample’s strong work ethicRead More…

Pott. Co. Deputy Carries Out Fallen Tecumseh Police Officer’s Plans

Pott. Co. Deputy Carries Out Fallen Tecumseh Police Officer’s PlansPosted: Jul 31, 2017 9:29PM CDT Christy Lewis, News 9 Shortly before 22-year-old Tecumseh police officer Justin Terney died in the line of duty, he had gotten a puppy named Onyx and they had big plans.
“He was on night shift and I was on night shift,” said Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputy Jared Strand.
Strand said TerneyRead More…

The Sex Offender Unit Needs Your Help: Damien Sumpter Delinquent Sex Offender

. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit is currently attempting to locate Damien Sumpter. Sumpter has not appeared for his routine registration. Sumpter is also not living at the address he has listed on his registration. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Sumpter please contact Deputy Jared Strand at 405-273-1727 or email deputy.strand@pottcoso.comRead More…