Posted on: February 22, 2017

Public’s Help Needed in Burglary Investigation

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On 1/30/17, suspects burglarized a home near the Hunter’s Bluff area of Newalla, OK.  The vehicle the suspects were driving was recorded several times in the neighborhood by property owners’ security cameras prior to the burglary.  It ap...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Third Person Arrested in 2008 Homicide

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A Third person has been charged for his involvement in the 2008 death of Cory Jay Bodily.

On February 2, 2017, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a third suspect, Thomas Ryan Wilmeth, 36, after he was charged with Homicide during the ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

CCSO detectives conclude child pornography investigation

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives have concluded an investigation that revealed a suspect was in possession of at least 461 articles of child pornography.

The investigation began in December when detectives were provided information regard...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Prescription Drug Round-up scheduled Feb. 11

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up for its first Prescription Drug Round-up for 2017.

         Sheriff Joe Lester urges anyone who has any expired or unwanted medications in their homes to...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

CCSO detectives offers crime prevention tips

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of at least three pickupthefts and one vehicle burglary in the last three weeks, and in all cases the
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Posted on: December 20, 2016

CCSO deputies on the lookout for impaired drivers

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(NORMAN, OK) This holiday season, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on the lookout for impaired drivers as part of the national Holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (ENDUI) Program.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

CCSO detectives arrest sex offender on rape complaint

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Noble sex offender accused of assaulting a woman last week at his residence.
The investigation into the incident began Dec. 14, when the victim, a 27-year-old woman reported the assault to dep...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

CCSO encourages citizens to prepare for winter weather

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(NORMAN,
OK) It looks like an arctic blast combined with winter precipitation could bepart of the weekend forecast in Cleveland County. The latest weather data
indicates the county will see light snow Saturday.<_o3a_p>

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Deputies and firefighters join together for annual Christmas shopping event

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This past Saturday, Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters from Little Axe, Cedar Country and Slaughterville fire departments teamed up to make sure eight families have presents underneath the Christmas tree this holiday season.

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

CCSO recognizes employees at holiday gathering

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(NORMAN, OK) The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office recognized employees for their hard work and contributions at the annual Christmas party earlier this month at First Baptist Church in Norman.

         CCSO supervisors honored dep...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

CCSO helps to spread Christmas cheer to families

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Thanks to a partnership between the Wal-Mart Community Foundation and the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office, eight families will get the opportunity to make sure their loved ones have presents under the Christmas tree this holiday season.

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

CCSO offers safety tips for the holiday season

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(NORMAN, OK)  Sheriff Joe Lester doesn’t want anyone to become a crime victim this holiday season.

         As people visit shopping malls and plan trips, burglars and thieves will be looking for any opportunity to ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

CCSO detectives arrest shooting suspect

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Noble man suspected of shooting his brother-in-law.

At 12:45 a.m. today, dispatchers received a call about a shooting in the 7800 block of Pine Ridge Road. When deputies arrived they found Ch...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

CCSO detectives investigate shooting

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a shooting that happened this morning near Noble.
At 12:45 a.m. today, dispatchers received a call about a shooting in the 7800 block of Pine Ridge Road. When deputies arrived they found a 2...Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2016

Cleveland County deputies urge safety on Halloween

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Halloween is less than a week away.

That means on Oct. 31, young pirates, princesses and even a few ghosts and goblins will trek out ready to fill their bags with treats. Children in Norman, Noble, Lexington, Moore and Oklahoma City will visit neighbor...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Four inmates graduate from In2Work

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Four candidates graduated Friday from the Cleveland County Detention Center’s In2Work, a program that not only gives inmates job skills but a food handler’s permit once they complete the course and are released from jail.
The graduation luncheon took...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Four candidates set to graduate from In2Work

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Four candidates set to graduate from In2Work Four candidates are scheduled to graduate from the Cleveland County Detention Center’s In2Work, a program that not only gives inmates job skills but a food handler’s permit once they complete the course and...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Operation Vigilant Shepherd Sees Decrease in Property Crime

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies launched Operation Vigilant Shepherd a month ago, and the project has already triggered a sharp decrease in property-related crimes.

Crime statistics from Jan. 1, to the beginning of the operation showed a monthly av...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

October Recognized As Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness month and spotlights a problem for many families in Oklahoma.
Domestic abuse occurs between family or household members and those in dating relationships.
In 2015, Cleveland County sheriff’s dep...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

CCSO Launches Safe Exchange Program

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has created a program that provides families a safe location to conduct child custody exchanges for court-ordered visitation.

The program, called "Safe X," launched Sept. 6. Safe X includes nine p...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

“Operation Vigilant Shepherd” To Target Higher Crime Areas Of County

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Beginning Sept. 1, residents and business owners in unincorporated areas of Cleveland County shouldn’t be surprised to see an increase of patrol activity.
Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies have collected data and identified locations over the last t...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Pie throwing event brings in $225 for school supply drive

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Cleveland County Detention Center employees raised more than $200 from last week’s pie-throwing event to purchase school materials for local children.
Fifteen people volunteered to take a pie in the face at the Aug. 25th fundraiser. Detention staff colle...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Deputies recover stolen equipment near Noble

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered a stolen trailer and skid loader Tuesday near Noble, minutes after the equipment was tracked to a wooded area.
At 10:13 a.m. Tuesday, deputies were sent to the area of 156th and Etowah Road to attempt...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

CCDC hosts School Supply Fundraising Event

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The Cleveland County Detention Center staff will do just about anything to raise money for children, and that includes taking a pie in the face.
CCDC will host a pie-throwing event 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, in the jail lobby, 2550 W. Franklin Road, in ...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Fatality victim identified

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office deputies have identified a Noble man who was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Tuesday night near Slaughterville.
About 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were notified about the wreck located 5/10 of a mile east of 84th Street...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

CCSO deputies investigate fatality wreck

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a fatality wreck that happened Tuesday night on Cemetery Road near Slaughterville.
Deputies were notified about the crash at 6:30 p.m.According to deputies, a 1998 Dodge van was traveling eas...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

CCSO deputies prepare for “Operation Back to School Safely”

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A new school year is about to begin for children in Cleveland County.
Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies will kick off “Operation Back to School Safely” next week in the area of Robin Hill Public School, near 48th Avenue NE and Franklin Road, in Norma...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Norman man charged with animal cruelty

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives need the public’s help finding a Norman man accused of animal cruelty.
Joshia Marcellus Freeman, 24, of Norman, was charged July 13, in Cleveland County District Court, with a felony count of cruelty to anima...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

CCSO Detectives Investigate Burglary

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CCSO Detectives Investigate Burglary
Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives need the public’s help identifying burglary suspects who took an ATM machine from a convenience store earlier this month.
CCSO received a call about 4:45 a.m. July...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

CCSO detectives investigate Noble woman’s death

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a woman who was found deceased near Noble Sunday morning.
At 1:22 a.m. Sunday, CCSO received a call of an unresponsive person in the 9100 block of 152nd Street. When deputies and emergency w...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

CCSO detectives investigate death

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CCSO detectives investigate death
Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the events that led to a woman’s death Sunday morning near Noble. At 1:22 a.m. Sunday, CCSO received a call of an unresponsive person in the 9100 block of...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

CCSO receives multiple reports of phone scam

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple phone calls since June 10 of a male who is claiming to be a sheriff’s deputy and threatening action against a person for missing a court date.
According to the phone reports, the caller has use...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

CCSO offers SDA application process and fingerprinting June 25

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office will increase its operation hours for Self Defense Act application processing and fingerprinting services to include a Saturday during this month only.
Sheriff Joe Lester said people may visit the Cleveland County De...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2016

CCSO receives reports of phone scam

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office received two phone calls Friday afternoon of a male who is impersonating a sheriff’s deputy and informing citizens that he or she missed jury duty.
According to the phone reports, the caller has identified himself a...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Two People Charged for involvement in 2008 Homicide

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Two people have been charged for their involvement in the 2008 death of Cory Jay Bodily.
Bodily, 31, was last seen alive July 29, 2008, as he picked up his paycheck from Taco Bell, 2125 W. Lindsey, in Norman. His family reported him missing to Norman po...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Golf Tournament to Benefit Scholarship Fund

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It’s time to dust off the golf clubs and practice that swing for a good cause.
The Fifth Annual Juli Busken Memorial Scholarship Tournament and Lunch is slated May 16 at Belmar Golf Club, 1025 E. Indian Hills Road, Norman. Two tee times are schedule...Read on...