Wait For The Warrant

Atoka Police Officer Randall Slawson investigated a pair of individuals accused of switching price labels on items at Walmart. The spree began on Friday, July 24, 2020, when two suspects, identified as Wade Garrett Lytle, 23, and Ericka Dawn Lytle, 24, both of Coalgate, entered the Atoka Walmart. The pair went to the bedding aisles…

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Speeding In Work Area

Caney Police Officer John Anderson was working a stationary patrol on Highway 69 and Voca Road on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Officer Anderson observed an orange Dodge pass his unit at a high rate of speed. Radar confirmed the vehicle to be traveling 80 miles per hour in a 60 mile per hour work zone.…

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Wanted Man Arrested

Additional charges have been filed against a man that was wanted for sex crimes by the Atoka Police Department. Thursday, September 3, 2020, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Agent Charles Carroll received information about a fugitive case from the Atoka Police Department. Windelyn Valdo Shoulderblade Jr., 30, of Atoka, had and active warrant and was…

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Speeder Caught With Marijuana

Friday, September 4, 2020, Atoka Police Officer Jedediah Griffith was working a stationary patrol, on Highway 69 north of Shady Lane, when he observed a maroon 2018 Toyota Highlander traveling northbound at a high rate of speed. Officer Griffith activated his radar to show the vehicle traveling 91 miles per hour in a 55 mile…

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Public Intoxication

Atoka Police Officer Joe Doshier received a call about an unknown male in a shed behind a residence on Monday, September 7, 2020. The male had already left the residence when the officer arrived. Officer Doshier was able to locate the man, identified as Jesse R. Sampier, 44, of Atoka, sitting on a concrete ledge…

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Protective Order Violated

Atoka Police Officer Jedediah Griffith was dispatched to a residence on West Cedar Street for a report of a male attempting to break into the home on Monday, September 7, 2020. The suspect, Aaron Noble Goode, 39, of Atoka, had entered the residence through a bedroom window, and was in the kitchen getting food. There…

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Tag Does Not Match

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Seth Leyba was on routine patrol Friday, September 4, 2020, when he observed a yellow Ford Escape driving southbound on State Highway Three. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. Trooper Leyba conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, and made contact with the driver, Connar Dax Willis, 21, from Lane.…

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DUI Driver Facing Charges

Sunday, August 30, 2020, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Jamey Miller responded to a single vehicle accident on South Gin Road. Upon arrival, Trooper Miller observed the driver, Douglas Edwards, 38, of Atoka, to be sitting in the wrecked 2013 Dodge Journey. Edwards had multiple injuries and was sweating profusely. Trooper Miller detected the strong odor…

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Cocaine Found During Traffic Stop

Sunday, September 6, 2020, Atoka Police Officer Cody Poe radared a blue 2003 Jeep Liberty traveling 61 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour area. When approaching the vehicle, Officer Poe noticed the strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The officer made contact with the driver, later identified as Joshua…

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City Barn Burglarized

Another individual has been charged with stealing a vehicle from the City of Stringtown City Barn. Stringtown Police Officer Cliff Taylor questioned suspect Brian Massey about items stolen from the City of Stringtown City Barn and the Atoka County District One County Barn on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Massey informed the officer he had brought…

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