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Recent Crime News
Friday Sep 25 | via KRMG-AM Tulsa
A Norman police officer who shot and wounded an armed man last month has been cleared of wrongdoing by the department. Officer Cody Adkins was cleared Thursday by the department's internal board of review and returned to full duty. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via NewsOK.com
District Attorney Greg Mashburn issued a statement Thursday saying Adkins acted appropriately and with justification when he shot Raymond Lee Smith Jr. Smith held officers in abeyance with a pistol during a standoff at his residence, 10600 Dare Lane, according to police reports. Mashburn said evidence indicates Adkins fired one shot with a rifle, striking Smith in the hand. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via People
After months of investigative work, detectives in Oklahoma have arrested a kids' softball coach for allegedly possessing pornographic images of children. According to affidavits provided to PEOPLE, police in Norman, Oklahoma, were tipped off about 36-year-old Mark Lee Simpson's alleged illicit interests by an anonymous visitor to the department's website. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via News9 Oklahoma City
Canadian County Sheriff's Deputies say they arrested a Norman man after he was caught in a child predator sting. According to the sheriff's office, 29-year-old James Lee Dawkins was arrested Wednesday, Sept. Comment?
Saturday Sep 19 | via KTVN Reno
19, 2015. . Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield passes against Tulsa during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Norman police need the public's help identifying two men who held up a resident at gunpoint and tied him up inside his own home. The incident happened at an apartment on the University Greens near Classen Boulevard on Wednesday afternoon. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 9 | via The Times Bulletin
The death of a 34-year-old man at an Oklahoma music festival after an altercation with security is being investigated by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the agency said Wednesday. Patrick Murphy of Stroud was subdued by security personnel at the Backwoods Camping and Music Festival for exhibiting "erratic behavior," an OSBI statement said, and stopped breathing after he was placed in handcuffs. Comment?
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