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Accused Pimp Pleads Guilty
Accused Pimp Germaine Coulter pleads guilty to his role
in running a criminal organization.
Germaine Coulter pleaded guilty in both his racketeering and current
drug case. Prosecutors accused Coulter
of running a prostitution ring that hid its profits through various shell
companies. Investigators said it was one
of the largest prostitution organizations in Oklahoma City.
Coulter was charged along with several women who
investigators said worked as prostitutes in the organization. Christina Byler, Elizabeth Andrade and
Julianne Rupert all pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of conspiring to conceal
Prosecutors say Coulter’s organization brought in
hundreds-of-thousands of dollars, and he was even able to run it while serving
time in a Texas prison. After Coulter
was released, Fox 25 detailed his activities at an expensive home in an upscale
Oklahoma City neighborhood. Along with
Brian Bates of JohnTV, Fox 25 documented cars that were registered to Coulter
and women associated with him. Those
cars were seen at his home and dropping off known prostitutes on Robinson
Avenue in Oklahoma City. A day after the
Fox 25 Investigation ran, prosecutors announced a new drug charge against
Mario Diaz, the man investigators say worked with
Coulter, is also facing a racketeering charge.
Diaz was on the run for nearly two years. Authorities arrested Diaz shortly after the Fox
25 Investigation after Coulter had turned himself in on new warrants. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for next
A judge sentenced Coulter to a 20 year suspended
sentence, but says Coulter will have to serve at least ten years in
prison. Racketeering is an 85% crime,
which means it will be eight-and-a-half years before Coulter is eligible for
Posted: Wednesday, November 14 2012, 08:56 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Tornado watch issued for western, central Oklahoma
May 18, 2013 22:57 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A tornado watch is in effect for western and central Oklahoma.
The weather system brought severe thunderstorms to the Altus and Clinton areas, as well as Harper County late Saturday afternoon. There were no reports of rotation as evening approached but the tornado watch lasts until 11 p.m. Saturday.
The dangerous weather is forecast to continue into Sunday night as the system progresses to the east.
The tornado watch area Saturday stretched from eastern edge of the Panhandle to include the Oklahoma City area.
Forecasters warn that the system could also bring large hail.
The National Weather Service in Norman reports tennis ball-size hail along U.S. 62 near the border of Harmon and Jackson counties in the state's far southwest.
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