Seized guns sold to buy police cruiser, says Newton County sheriff


"I read this law. I thought I was in the right". June 4, 2022 Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler said he thought he was following state law when he sold 103 seized guns to a Kansas gun dealer for $12,150 and had him cut a check to the Harrison Toyota dealer so the sheriff's office could buy a vehicle. "I read this law. I thought I was in the right...

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Auction, destroy or return—RCSO clears out packed evidence room

Sheriff's deputies are working to clear out a packed evidence room where hundreds of guns and other weapons have been kept, some for the past few decades. May, 28, 2019 ROGERS COUNTY— Sheriff's deputies are working to clear out a packed evidence room where hundreds of guns and other weapons have been kept, some for the past few decades. Undersherif...

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Wagoner County sheriff's office to auction off hundreds of guns, other items Saturday

Approximately 300 weapons will be available. August 17, 2017 WAGONER — Property rooms used by the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office are overflowing with items, but not for long. On Saturday, a sheriff's auction is planned at the Wagoner Civic Center to dispose of things that have been stored for upward of three decades. The auction will be conducted ...

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Hurricane officer charged with felony in evidence handling case

Allegations the evidence officer delivered department evidence items, which are classified as public property, to a company owned by a family member so she could sell them on eBay. August 17, 2017 A Hurricane Police evidence control officer is facing a felony charge of misusing public money following allegations he allowed some evidence in the depa...

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