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OBN Drug Collection Boxes
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) is commemorating two years of having drug disposal boxes available to the public. The first boxes were installed in March of 2011 and now more than 126 boxes can be found statewide. The boxes have accounted for over 30,000 pounds of drugs being collected for destruction.
OBN has partnered with law enforcement agencies in all 77 counties of Oklahoma for this effort. OBN spokesman Mark Woodward say the permanent boxes allows the public to dispose of expired medications without having to wait for specific drug take back days. Covanta Energy in Tulsa disposes of the drugs from the collection boxes at no cost to OBN or the state of Oklahoma.
Posted: Friday, March 1 2013, 10:55 AM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Okla. grand jury returns new charges on ex-judge
May 23, 2013 23:32 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma's multicounty grand jury has returned new indictments against a former Lincoln County judge who already faces embezzlement and cattle theft charges.
The grand jury handed up the indictments Thursday against 47-year-old Craig S. Key of Chandler.
Key turned himself in last month to Lincoln County authorities who set bond at $10,000.
One indictment accuses Key of harboring a fugitive by allegedly encouraging a client facing criminal charges in Lincoln and Jefferson counties to flee the state to avoid prosecution.
Another charges Key with five counts of delivery of a forged note and accuses him of forging the name of a woman whose signature was required on escrow account checks that Key was also required to sign.
Key's attorney, Cheryl Ramsey of Stillwater, says the additional indictments are no surprise.
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