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Ponca City Police Arrest Two People.

Ponca City Police have arrested two people after the report of a sexual assault Sunday afternoon. The assault reportedly took place in the 1900 block of North 14th Street.  Officers responded to a call and took a female victim to a secure location and questioned her about the incident. A …Read More

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Bond Set for Man in Tonkawa Shooting

29-year-old Micah Morris is currently being held in the Apache County, Arizona jail awaiting extradition back to Oklahoma. Morris is the man authorities believe fired shots at a Tonkawa Police Officer last Wednesday morning.  He was captured Thursday night in Navajo, New Mexico.  Navajo is located on the New Mexico-Arizona …Read More

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Man Arrested in Tonkawa Shooting

Last night, Kay County Sheriff-elect Steve Kelley reported that the suspect authorities believe fired shots at a Tonkawa police officer has been captured in Navajo, New Mexico. He has been identified as 29 year old Micah Morris.  Law enforcement tracked Morris to El Reno, Oklahoma then to Amarillo, Texas and …Read More

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Drug Bust Thursday Yields 2 Arrests, Cocaine & Ecstacy

A search warrant yielded two arrests, a stolen gun out of Creek County, 42.1 grams of cocaine and 42 tablets of ecstasy. Officers went to a home in the 1600 block of South Ninth Street at approximately 9:17am Thursday. 27 year old Lakresha Lashay Bell and 28 year old Byron …Read More

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Men Charged in Ponca City Rape Case

Two Ponca City men have been charged in the alleged sexual assault of a 15 year old girl on June 29 in Ponca City. 41 year old Daniel Curtis Patterson has been charged in Kay County District Court with felony counts of lewd molestation or in the alternative, second degree …Read More

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Shots Fired Near Tonkawa

Law enforcement across Northern Oklahoma continue their search for a suspect who shot at Tonkawa Police Officers early this morning. Tonkawa Police attempted to stop a vehicle at 2:36 a.m. near I-35 and Highway 60.  Shots were exchanged and the vehicle fled south into Noble County.  Police lost sight of …Read More

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Special Radio Guest

Join NewsTalk 1230 WBBZ  in Ponca City Tuesday morning July 19 for a special interview with Rich Cantillon, President and CEO of the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce. Thats Tuesday at 10 a.m. on NewsTalk 1230 WBBZ.

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Embezzlement Charges Against Ponca City Woman

A warrant has been issued for a 45 year old Ponca City woman charged with a felony count of embezzlement by the Kay County District Court. Christiana Lynn Daine was charged on July 6 and is accused of embezzling over $1000 from the Ponca City Walgreens’ store between March 1 …Read More

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Hearing Underway in Kay County

A preliminary hearing began Wednesday in Kay County District Court for 27 year old Wanita Gale Jackson, aka Juanita Gaila Jimenez-Ramirez and 54 year old Esther Lee Bales, aka Esther Lee Montgomery. The two are charged with murder in the second degree or in the alternative child neglect in the …Read More

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Hutchins Memorial Auditorium Closer To Coming Down

Ponca City’s Board of Commissioners approved a request this week to allow staff to advertise for bids for the demolition of the Hutchins Memorial Auditorium. Commissioners announced earlier this year the building would be coming down to make way for a new concert hall for Ponca City High School. A …Read More