Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

In Creek County Possession of a Stolen Vehicle is a felony crime. Thousands of vehicles are reported stolen in Oklahoma each year. The value of these vehicles reaches over $10M. Further, thieves often resell these vehicles. Buyer to buyer sites and magazines are often the tool for reselling these vehicles. As a result, you may purchase a vehicle that is stolen. However, sometimes you…

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Unauthorized Use of a Motorcycle

Second Degree Burglary

Unauthorized Use of a Motorcycle is usually more of a misunderstanding then a crime. Oklahoma has laws regarding the use of motorcycles.  However, you may not expect that unauthorized use of a motorcycle is a law.  First, the typical two-wheel motor bike is a motorcycle.  But, three-wheel motor vehicles, and motor bikes with 150 cubic cm engines are also motorcycles.  Therefore, scooters and three-wheelers…

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Attorney Explains Second Degree Murder

second degree murder

In November of 2016, a 19 year old woman received a conviction of second degree murder.  She was with two accomplices during a botched robbery. The three offenders were going to rob and steal a vehicle from another teen.  However, in the process of these felony crimes, the victim was killed.  This offense is a second degree murder charge.  However, you may wonder why? …

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Possession of Prescription Drugs

Possession of Prescription Drugs

Some news outlets have been discussing “The Opioid Epidemic” lately.  This is a broad reference to the use of and illegal possession of prescription drugs.  A 2016 Oklahoma Watch report lists prescription drug abuse as a leading contributor to 59% of overdoses in the state.  This means that prescription drugs like Hydrocodone, Xanax, etc. are opiates contributing to drug abuse and on occasion death….

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Creek County Kidnapping Crimes Explained

Kidnapping Crimes Explained

Getting Kidnapping Crimes Explained to a person helps them understand the elements of the crime. Annual kidnapping crime statistics show that each year around 800,000 people are subject to kidnaps and kidnap attempts.  This is roughly over 2,000 kidnappings that occur each day.  Of these 800,000 annual kidnappings, researchers estimate that 200,000 of them are parental kidnappings.  This article will explain the legal elements…

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Stalking Crimes in Creek County

Stalking Crimes in Creek County

Stalking Crimes in Creek County are common and are sometimes filed as protective orders. Nearly 50% of all stalking victims face a stalker that was once an intimate partner. Unfortunately, this means that many victims share technology with their stalker at some point. As a result, the incidents of cyber stalking are increasing at a rapid rate. Take for example cell phones. These are…

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Creek County Possession of Child Pornography Laws Explained

Kidnapping Crimes Explained

Creek County Possession of Child Pornography Laws are complex and carry heavy consequences for those convicted of the crime. In 2016, a British man received a payout from UK police due to false accusations of him engaging in possession of child pornography.  When the charge came against him, the man was working in Abu Dhabi at a well-paying job with a good reputation.  After…

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Creek County Manslaughter Crimes

Creek County Manslaughter Crimes are divided into degrees of manslaughter. Oklahoma is an “85% Rule” state.  This means that anyone committing a violent crime must serve 85% of their sentence before becoming eligible for parole.  Manslaughter in the first degree counts as a violent crime in Oklahoma.  However, if you have a skilled attorney, you could lessen your charge to manslaughter in the second…

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Creek County Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Attorneys

Creek County Possession of Drug Paraphernalia is a charge you want to avoid at all costs.  While the justice system carries harsh penalties for the crime, social backlash is also an important issue.  Nobody wants the label of “drug addict” or “dealer” to follow them for years to come.  Okla. Stat. tit. 63 §2-405(B) sets out the definition of drug paraphernalia: “No person shall…

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Fighting Breaking and Entering Charges in Creek County

Breaking and entering charges in Creek County  are one some the most common crimes in the county.  OBSI reports that over 375 incidents of it occurred here in 2015.  You may wonder why burglary crimes in Sapulpa are so common.  The offense is more easily committed than you probably realize.  If you go into a building with an ajar door, you have technically committed the crime…

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