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Attorney General Pruitt Offers Mobile App for Crime Victims 06/19/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s Victim Services Unit is providing inmate tracking information and alerts through a new free mobile app for crime victims.
The Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) program is a free and anonymous service that allows Oklahomans to register and be notified about changes in the status of Oklahoma inmates.
The VINEmobile app allows victims of crime and the public to use smart phones or tablets to notify the user with the inmate’s current status information, including general release date, escape, returns from escape, death, out to co... more
James L. DeRosa Execution 06/17/2013
Name: James L. DeRosa
Age at Date of Crime: 23
Victim(s): Curtis Plummer, 73
Gloria Plummer, 70
Date of Crime: 10/2/2000
Date of Sentence: 11/20/2001
Crime Location: Victims’ Home- 1.2 miles south of HWY. 83- Poteau, OK
Judge: Doug Gabbard II
Prosecuting: Rob Wallace, Farley Ward and Jeff Mixon
Defending: James T. Rowan, Jason Spanich and James H. Lockard
Circumstances Surrounding Crime:
DeRosa was found guilty by a jury of his peers for the first-degree murders of Curtis Plumme... more
Attorney General Pruitt’s Statement on Unanimous Supreme Court Decision in Favor of Oklahoma in Tarrant Water Case 06/13/2013
“This is a major victory for Oklahoma with all nine justices agreeing with our argument that Texas does not have the right to come into Oklahoma and take our water,” Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said. “We successfully defended Oklahoma’s right to protect its natural resources at the district court, circuit court of appeals, and now the Supreme Court, which confirmed Oklahoma’s sovereignty over its water resources. This unanimous decision will affect all western states governed by multistate water compacts, and will protect Oklahoma’s ability to control this vital resource for generat... more
Attorney General Pruitt Applauds Governor’s Decision to Deny Clemency for Brian Darrell Davis 06/13/2013
“I appreciate the Governor’s consideration of this case, and thank her for her decision to bring justice for this family and deny clemency for Brian Darrell Davis,” Attorney General Scott Pruitt said. “Given the brutality of this crime, he does not deserve clemency and now must face the punishment determined by judge and jury.”
Attorney General Pruitt Charges Former Rainbow Fleet Executive in Embezzlement 06/12/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt Wednesday charged the former executive director of the Oklahoma City Rainbow Fleet with one count of embezzlement and one count of unlawful use of a computer. The not-for-profit company discovered the falsified requests and alerted the AG’s office.
According to charges filed in Oklahoma County District Court by the AG’s Public Protection Unit, Wayne Royce Junghanns, 61, fraudulently submitted claims for reimbursement to Rainbow Fleet, Inc., involving more than $25,000.
On January, 16, 2012, Junghanns also allegedly submitted a falsified compute... more
Attorney General Pruitt Denounces Pardon and Parole Board Clemency Vote for Rapist and Murderer 06/07/2013
“This convicted murderer lured his estranged girlfriend’s mother to his apartment and then brutally raped her, broke her jaw, stabbed her six times, puncturing her abdomen, and left her for dead while he drove around in her van. He does not deserve our pity or clemency, and it is incomprehensible that four members of the pardon and parole board would usurp the judgment of a jury and deny this family justice,” Attorney General Scott Pruitt said.
CONSUMER ALERT- Attorney General Pruitt Warns of Phony Lottery Scam 06/05/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt Wednesday issued a consumer alert to warn Oklahomans about a fraudulent lottery scheme.
General Pruitt issued the alert after the AG’s Public Protection Unit received a call from an Oklahoma couple who lost $20,000 to a scammer who claimed the couple had won the lottery and a new car. All the couple had to do, according to the criminal, was to pay for taxes and fees up front. The scammer also told the couple he knew the attorney general
and that the transaction was approved by the AG’s Office.
“Oklahomans need to be weary of anyone asking for... more
AG’s Multicounty Grand Jury Indicts Former Claremore Veterans Center Physician Assistant on Murder Charges 06/03/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – A former physician assistant with the Claremore Veterans Center was named in a Multicounty Grand Jury indictment unsealed Monday in Rogers County District Court, Attorney General Scott Pruitt said.
Kenneth A. Adams, 60, Fort Gibson, a licensed physician assistant, was indicted on two felony counts of second degree felony murder or in the alternative manslaughter in the second degree, two counts of caretaker neglect and one misdemeanor count of failing to initiate a medicolegal investigation by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Counts one and two allege that between ... more
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