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Edmond Drug Arrests
Edmond Police have taken two people into custody on drug charges. Jesse Ryan Barnard, 26, of Edmond and his girlfriend Alexis Dawn Payne,19, of Warr Acres were arrested January 7th. Officers obtained and executed a search warrant at Barnard's residence in the 600 block of Holly Hill Rd.
Police officers found several guns, over three pounds of marijuana and more than $16,000 in cash. Barnard has been charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) with intent to distribute, possession of CDS Schedule IV, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm i the commission of a felony and possession of drug proceeds. Payne had been charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Posted: Friday, January 11 2013, 05:30 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
AARP creates relief fund for Okla. tornado victims
May 23, 2013 07:36 GMT
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) -- AARP Oklahoma and the AARP Foundation have created a relief fund for the victims of Oklahoma's devastating tornadoes.
The new fund, called the AARP Foundation Oklahoma Tornado Relief Fund, will match contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $250,000. That means that as much as $500,000 in aid will be on hand once the match is met through contributions.
The foundation will give funds to organizations providing relief and recovery support to disaster victims. Losses are expected to top $1 billion.
The senior advocacy group says many older Oklahomans, including AARP members, are struggling to recover from the tornado's impact. Contributions for victims can be made through the AARP Foundation's website, where 100 percent of tax-deductible donations will be used to help the victims.
AARP Foundation Oklahoma Tornado Relief Fund at www.aarp.org/disasterrelief.
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