Assault and Battery Explained by Creek County Attorney

Assault and Battery

Assault and Battery is a fairly common charge when it comes to crimes in Creek County.  Take for instance a September news story where a youth basketball coach faced charges of assault and battery against a referee.  The official made a call that set the coach off.  He then hit the ref with his clipboard and a scuffle ensued in which the coach ended…

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Harboring a Fugitive in Creek County

harboring a fugitive

Harboring a Fugitive in Creek County is a common crime. It’s an obvious thought to many people that helping a loved one or family member run from the law is a normal reaction.  Unfortunately, this is also against the law.  Take for instance the recent story from Morganton, NC.  A man left a gas station without paying for his gas.  The station attendant described…

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Interfering With an Emergency Call

Interfering with an emergency call

Interfering with an Emergency call in Creek County is a misdemeanor crime. An example of the charge is a case where a Connecticut mother and son recently faced arrest on domestic dispute charges.  The mother discovered the son stealing items from the rooms of family members during a family gathering.  Upon this discovery she attempted to call 911.  The son—noticing her calling—threw a perfume…

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False Impersonation Charges in Creek County

False Impersonation charges

False Impersonation Charges in Creek County can be charged as a felony. Most people think about false impersonation as a type of identity theft by strangers.  However, this is not always the case.  Take for instance you sign a contract for your spouse.  If the contract comes into legal question and the signature on the form is not your spouse’s, but you signing for…

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Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Comparative Negligence

Leaving the Scene of an Accident is a crime in Creek County. Its not uncommon for someone in Creek County to have an accident and leave the scene. Many times leaving the scene wasn’t done with criminal intent but non the less the District attorney in Creek County still brings the charge. Recent cases will help to inform you about the crime and how…

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Violating a Protective Order in Creek County

Violating a Protective Order in Creek County

Violating a protective order in Creek County is a crime.  However, there are many ways in which this can occur.  As a result, it’s first important that you understand what a protective order is and why they exist.  Generally, Oklahoma Courts will place a protective order against a person in one of several situations:  domestic abuse, stalking and harassment, etc.  These intend to protect…

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Second Degree Burglary in Creek County

Breaking and Entering Charges in Creek County

Second Degree Burglary in Creek County is a serious charge. If convicted you could spend time in jail or have a criminal record. The prosecutors in Creek County have a special focus on this kind of crime.  In September of 2017, two people were arrested on Second Degree Burglary charges.  They were in the home of a Tulsa man who has security cameras set…

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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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Malicious Injury to Property Explained

Malicious Injury to Property

Malicious Injury to Property in Creek County is either a felony or a misdemeanor. In the fall of 2016, Oklahoma passed two state questions:  SQ 780 and SQ 781.  First, SQ 780 reclassified simple drug possession and property crimes to misdemeanors instead of felonies.  Consequently, SQ 781 requires the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) to use actual data to calculate savings…

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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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