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…

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…

Have you seen Hank? Help bring a Tecumseh boys dog home.

Have you seen Hank?  Hank is missing from his home located in Tecumseh and his owner a Tecumseh boy misses him greatly.  Hank was last seen Monday evening 12/11/2016 near his home located close to the intersection of Sandy Rock Road and Coker Road. If you know where he might be help us return him home.  Please call the Sheriff’s Office (405) 273-1727, email us info@pottcoso.com or Read More…

Update: Tecumseh Suspicious Person Sought Now In Custody

Updated: 10/26/2016 at 12:30pm Robert Eugene Reed was just taken into custody for an outstanding warrant out of Pontotoc County for his arrest. Offense or Cause UNLAW. POSS. MARIJUANA W/IN 1000 FT. RECREATIONAL AREA   Man caught is Robert Reed. His car broke down and he took off from @pottcosox because of outstanding warrants in Pontotoc Co. @OKCFOX pic.twitter.com/2sE0uUCkDd&mRead 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. SevRead More…

Checkpoints net citations, arrests

The coalition of law enforcement officers who conducted numerous traffic safety checkpoints in Shawnee, Tecumseh and areas of McLoud Friday were pleased to find many people were buckled up, but they also discovered many driving without insurance and a few without valid driver licenses.
Shawnee Police Chief Russell Frantz said officers from many agencies worked together as part of the coalition’sRead More…

2009 Shop with a Cop!

It doesn’t take 9-year-old Preston Gunter long to shop. Just a few minutes after he headed into the wilds of Wal-Mart during Sunday’s Shop with a Cop, he was standing in the checkout line with Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Troy Thompson, his shopping buddy. In his cart: an Indiana Jones video game, a Bakugan game and a large bag of Butterfingers. There was one problem. He hadn’t spent eRead More…

Manhunt suspect charged

A Tecumseh man arrested at the end of a manhunt May 6 after allegedly surrendering to police wearing his own handcuffs now faces nine charges, seven of them felonies.
Charles Bryan Wilson, 33, is charged in Pottawatomie County District Court with burglary in the first degree, two counts of feloniously pointing a firearm, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, kidnRead More…

Woman surrenders to deputies after threatening suicide, pointing weapon at them

Six Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputies kept a level head and held their fire when a Pink woman who had been threatening suicide pointed a weapon at them earlier this week. After negotiations, the woman surrendered and dropped the weapon, which looked like a 9 mm black pistol, but was actually a BB gun. Capt. Travis Palmer said the woman, whose name is not being released, called 911 and said Read More…