Oklahoma Excessive Force Law
 

United States of America v. Iancu Ovidiu Florea

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit financial institution fraud.

Iancu Ovidiu Florea, 53, was charged with conspiracy to commit financial institution fraud.

Florea admitted that he and codefendant Marinel Muchie, also a Romanian citizen, committed fraud against Tinker Federal Credit Union in July and August 2019. The cre... More...
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Harold W. Brown v. The Town of Valley Brook, et al.

Oklahoma City, OK: Personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on a civil rights violation theories claiming to have suffered injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an the excessive use of force by
Town of Valley Brook Police Chief Michael Stamp.


Plaintiff claimed that he was stopped while driving through the Town of Valley Brook because the light a... More...
   $0 (08-26-2021 - OK)

Kit Vivien Lorelied v. Lance Frye, et al.

Oklahoma City, OK: Civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on Constitutional violation theory.

Plaintiff sought to force the state to recognize a non-binary gender designation on birth certificates.

It all began in December of 2019 when Kit Vivien Lorelied applied to make changes to their Oklahoma birth certificate. The changes they requested were to their ... More...
   $0 (10-06-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Michael Joe Rice

Tulsa, OK: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with second-degree murder in Indiana Country.

Michael Joe Rice, 58, was charged with second degree murder in Indian Country and admitted to killing his mother, Ruth Rice, by beating her to death.

Michael Rice’s then girlfriend told a Craig County Sheriff’s Office deputy that she and Rice had found his adoptive m... More...
   $0 (10-29-2021 - OK)

Tiffany Simpson v. Jon Little, Ike Shirley, and City of Bixby, Oklahoma

This case arises from the fatal shooting of Logan Wayne Simpson by Jon Little, a
patrol officer for the City of Bixby, Oklahoma. Tiffany Simpson, Mr. Simpson’s mother
and personal representative of his estate, sued Officer Little in his individual capacity
under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for excessive force in violation of Mr. Simpson’s Fourth and
Fourteenth Amendment rights. Officer L... More...
   $0 (10-27-2021 - OK)

Ellen Brown v. Jimmy Allen Brown

¶1 Ellen Brown (Appellee) and Jimmy Allen Brown (Appellant) were divorced on November 30, 1987. Appellee was awarded custody of the minor child born of the marriage. Shortly thereafter, in January 1988, they filed a joint application to modify which was granted. Appellant was awarded custody of the child, and Appellee was awarded visitation rights. She was ordered to pay $88.00 a month in child s... More...   $0 (10-06-1992 - OK)

United States of America v. Kamau Williams

Tulsa, OK: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and heroin.

Kamau Jahi Williams, 43, of Tulsa, was charged with distribution of methamphetamine, drug conspiracy, and distribution of heroin.

“Kamau Williams profited from others’ addiction when he distributed methamphetamine and heroin in Tulsa. These deadly drugs ... More...
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United States of America v. Carl Gene Ortner, Jr.

Tulsa, OK: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with sexually abusing a Native American minor and for illegally possessing feathers, talons and heads from seven bald eagles and seven golden eagles.

Carl Gene Ortner, 57, of Quapaw, was sentenced to life in federal prison and ordered him to pay a $100,000 fine.

“The victim in this case and two others bravely came... More...
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United States of America v. Melvin James Battiest

Muskogee, OK: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with felony murder in Indian Country.

Melvin James Battiest, 60, was charged with violation of 18 United States Code Sections 1111, 1151 and 1153, punishable by a term of imprisonment of not more than life, a fine of $250,000.00, and a term of supervised release of not less than 5 years.

The Indictment alleged th... More...
   $0 (09-28-2021 - OK)

State of ex rel. Matloff v. Jana Wallace

¶1 The State of Oklahoma, by Mark Matloff, District Attorney of Pushmataha County, petitions this Court for the writ of prohibition to vacate the Respondent Judge Jana Wallace's April 12, 2021 order granting post-conviction relief. Judge Wallace's order vacated and dismissed the second degree murder conviction of Clifton Merrill Parish in Pushmataha County Case No. CF-2010-26. Because the Respond... More...   $0 (09-15-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Michael Joseph Pointer

Tulsa, OK: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with carjacking; kidnapping in Indian Country; and carrying, using, and discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

Michael Joseph Pointer, 43, pleaded guilty in May 2021 to carjacking; kidnapping in Indian Country; and carrying, using, and discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of v... More...
   $0 (09-17-2021 - OK)

Dr. Rachel Tudor v. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, et al.

Dr. Rachel Tudor sued her former employer, Southeastern Oklahoma State
University, under Title VII, claiming discrimination on the basis of sex, retaliation,
and a hostile work environment after Southeastern denied her tenure, denied her the
opportunity to reapply for tenure, and ultimately terminated her from the university.
A jury found in favor of Dr. Tudor on her discrimin... More...
   $0 (09-13-2021 - OK)

Mae Pendleton and Jeffrey D Trevillion v. Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners, et al.

Oklahoma City, OK: Civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1983 claiming Maurice Pendleton, deceased, died as a direct result of the use of excessive force by one or more of the Defendants.... More...   $1250000 (12-23-2020 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Chance Michael McGregor

Lawton, OK: Criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with:
Count # 1. Count as Filed: OWPN, POSSESSION OF FIREARM AFTER FORMER FELONY CONVICTION, in violation of 21 O.S. 1283(A)
Date of Offense: 03/09/2018
Party Name Disposition Information
MCGREGOR, CHANCE MICHAEL Disposed: CONVICTION, 09/01/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: POSSESSION OF FIREARM AFTER FOR... More...
   $0 (09-01-2021 - OK)

Christopher Peterson v. LeFlore County Board of County Commissioners, et al.

Muskogee, OK: Civil rights sued excessive force lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants claiming that his constitutional rights were violated.

06/01/2021 96 STATUS REPORT by Kendall Morgan(in his official capacity) (Gibbs, James) (Entered: 06/01/2021)
06/01/2021 97 MOTION to Withdraw Document(s) (Re: 95 MOTION to Extend Stay) by Kendall Morgan(in his official capacity) Resp... More...
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United States of America v. Eugene Todd Nunley

Tulsa, Oklahoma aggravated sexual abuse by force and threat in Indian country criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Eugene Todd Nunley, 48, pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual abuse by force and threat in Indian Country

The defendant admitted that he forced the female victim into a wooded area and raped her on Aug. 13, 2015. The victim was walking on the Osage Prairie Trail near ... More...
   $0 (09-03-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Troy Johnathan Gilbreath

Norman, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: BRG1, BURGLARY - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 1431
Date of Offense: 08/12/2020
Party Name Disposition Information
Gilbreath, Troy Johnathan Disposed: CONVICTION, 08/27/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: BURGLARY - FIRST DEGREE(BRG1)
Violation of 21 O.... More...
   $0 (08-27-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Michael Sean Bodnar

Norman, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: OPER, ROBBERY BY FORCE AND FEAR, in violation of 21 O.S. 791
Date of Offense: 10/18/2019
Party Name Disposition Information
Bodnar, Micheal Sean Disposed: CONVICTION, 01/28/2020. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: ROBBERY BY FORCE AND FEAR(OPER)
Violation of 21 O.S.... More...
   $0 (08-24-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Tiffani Cair Paul

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: ESC, ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE FROM JAIL, in violation of 21 O.S. 436
Date of Offense: 04/29/2020
Party Name Disposition Information
PAUL, TIFFANI CAIR Disposed: CONVICTION, 08/10/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE FROM JAIL(ESC)
Violation of 2... More...
   $0 (08-10-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Mark Steven Domingo

Los Angeles, California criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with attempting to bomb a rally in Long Beach for the purpose of causing mass casualties.

Mark Steven Domingo, 28, of Reseda, was charged with providing material support to terrorism and attempting to use of a weapon of mass destruction. The investigation into Domingo was prompted by his online posts and convers... More...
   $0 (08-13-2021 - OK)

City of Tulsa v. Shaffer

Note: The author of this brief is unknown.

Oklahoma Municipalities Provisionally Incorporated Under Arkansas Law Prior to
Statehood Have No Jurisdiction Over On-Reservation Offenses Committed By or Against
Indians.

INTRODUCTION

Last year the Supreme Court held in McGirt v. Oklahoma, 140 S. Ct. 2452 (2020), that the
Muscogee (Creek) Reservation is intac... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Christina Faith Gause

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: CHN, CHILD NEGLECT, in violation of 21 O.S. 843.5 (C)(D)
Date of Offense: 04/20/2019
Party Name Disposition Information
GAUSE, CHRISTINA FAITH Disposed: DEFERRED, 07/28/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: CHILD NEGLECT(CHN)
Violation of 21 O.S. 843.5 (C)... More...
   $0 (07-28-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Clinton Anthony Yeats

Springfield, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with enticing a 15-year-old victim through social media to engage in illicit sexual activity.

Clinton Anthony Yeats, 29, was charged with enticing a 15-year-old victim through social media to engage in illicit sexual activity.

Yeats, who pleaded guilty on Feb. 23, 2021, admitted he engaged in an online re... More...
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Robert I. Greenberg v. Laurance B. Wolfberg and Carolyn Wolfberg

¶1 The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [certifying court] certified the following questions pursuant to the Uniform Certification of Questions of Law Act, 20 O.S. 1991 ' ' 1601 et seq.:

1. In light of the facts as detailed below that the Defendants Laurance B. Wolfberg and Carolyn Wolfberg either individually or combined instituted four separate lawsuits and filed on... More...
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United States of America v. Shelvon Tyrone Williams

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiring with others to collect firearms and exchange them for marijuana to sell on the black market.

Shelvon Tyrone Williams, 27, pleaded guilty to firearms conspiracy.

In his plea agreement, Williams admitted that from November 2018 to March 2020, he collected and transported firearms from Oklahoma t... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Anthony Henigan, a/k/a Jamar Anthony Henigan

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: CHSA, SEXUAL ABUSE - CHILD UNDER 12, in violation of 21 O.S. 843.5 (E)(F)(G)
Date of Offense: 06/01/2014
Party Name Disposition Information
HENIGAN, ANTHONY Disposed: CONVICTION, 07/13/2021. Jury Trial
Count as Disposed: SEXUAL ABUSE - CHILD UNDER 12(CHSA)
Viola... More...
   $0 (07-13-2021 - OK)

STATE OF OKLAHOMA, Plaintiff, v. TJ PAGE, Defendant.

Lawton, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE - DELIBERATE INTENT, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7(A)
Date of Offense: 10/10/2019
Party Name Disposition Information
PAGE, TJ Disposed: CONVICTION, 06/11/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE - DELIBERATE IN... More...
   $0 (06-11-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Kamau Jahi Williams, Christine Conner, Shawn Boike and Erick Scott

Tulsa, Oklahoma conspiracy to distribute drugs criminal defense lawyers represented Defendants.

A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Kamau Jahi Williams, 42; Erick Scott, 49; Christine Conner, 54, all of Tulsa; and Shawn Boike, 46, of Skiatook, with drug conspiracy. The indictment was unsealed today after the defendants made initial appearances in federal court. Starting a... More...
   $0 (06-15-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Tony William Martin

Norman, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: CHSA, SEXUAL ABUSE- CHILD UNDER 12, in violation of 21 O.S. 843.5 (E)(F)(G)
Date of Offense: 01/01/2012
Party Name Disposition Information
Martin, Tony William Disposed: CONVICTION, 06/02/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: SEXUAL ABUSE- CHILD UNDER 12(CHSA)
V... More...
   $0 (06-02-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Shane McClearn Wright

Tulsa, Oklahoma possession with intent to distribute heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Shane McClearan Wright, 44, of Tulsa, was charged with attempted possession of heroin with intent to distribute; possession of heroin with intent to distribute; possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute; possession of methamphetamine with intent t... More...   $0 (05-27-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. HAMILTON, ADRIAN DUANE

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: LA3, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A VEHICLE, in violation of 47 O.S. 4-102
Date of Offense: 10/13/2020
Party Name Disposition Information
HAMILTON, ADRIAN DUANE Disposed: DEFERRED, 05/18/2021. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A VEHICLE(LA3)
Violation of... More...
   $0 (05-18-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Greer, Jeremy Darnell

Norman, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: RAPE, RAPE 1 (FORCE OR FEAR), in violation of 21 O.S. 1114 A5
Date of Offense: 04/01/2018
Party Name Disposition Information
Greer, Jeremy Darnell Disposed: CONVICTION, 05/13/2021. Nolo Contendere Plea
Count as Disposed: RAPE 1 (FORCE OR FEAR)(RAPE)
Violation o... More...
   $0 (05-13-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Michael Joseph Pointer

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, who was charged with kidnapping and threatening to kill a former partner.

Michael Joseph Pointer, 42, was charged with carjacking; kidnapping in Indian Country; and carrying, using, and discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

“Michael Pointer has a history of threats and acts of violence... More...
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United States of America v. Brian Wade Eddy

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant who was charged with accessing and viewing images of child pornography.

Brian Wade Eddy, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was charged for accessing and viewing images of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester.

On June 17, 2020, a federal grand jury returned a one-count Indictment that c... More...
   $0 (05-11-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Brittney Jo Wallace

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with production child pornography.

Brittney Jo Wallace, 29, of Claremore, pleaded guilty to production of child pornography by a parent. Wallace admitted that she had the toddler touch her in a sexually explicit manner while she took photos using her cell phone on Sept. 26, 2015. Chief U.S. District Judge John E. Dowdel... More...
   $0 (04-30-2021 - OK)

Kadetrix Devon Grayson v. State of Oklahoma

¶1 Kadetrix Devon Grayson was tried by jury and convicted of Counts I and II, First Degree Murder, and Count III, Possession of a Firearm After Former Conviction of a Felony, in the District Court of Seminole County, Case No. CF-2015-370. Following the jury's recommendation, the Honorable George Butner sentenced Appellant to life imprisonment on each of Counts I and II, to run consecutively, and ... More...   $0 (04-01-2021 - OK)

STATE OF OKLAHOMA V. WARD, CALVIN

Stillwater, OK - Criminal defense attorney represented Ward, Calvin with:



Count # 1. Count as Filed: OROB, Robbery by Force by Two or More Persons After Former Conviction of a Felony, in violation of 21 O.S. 800
Date of Offense: 12/26/2020... More...
   $0 (04-15-2021 - OK)

United States of America v. Kendall Ray Whitlow

Tulsa, Oklahoma child abuse charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Kendall Ray Whitlow, who was charged with Child Abuse in Indian Country (18:1151 and 1153, and 21 OS 843.5(A)) and Child Neglect in Indian Country (18:1151 and 1153, and 2, and 21 OS 843.5(C)).


§1151. Indian country defined

Except as otherwise provided in sections 1154 and 1156 of this title, ... More...
   $0 (04-13-2021 - OK)

STATE OF OKLAHOMA V. GEOFFRY BRYAN HITCHER

Stilwell, OK - Criminal defense attorney represented GEOFFRY BRYAN HITCHER with:



Count # 1. Count as Filed: KID, KIDNAPPING, in violation of 21 O.S. 741
Date of Offense: 09/20/2017

Count # 2. Count as Filed: OROB, ROBBERY BY FORCE OR FEAR, in violation of 21 O.S. 791
Date of Offense: 09/20/2017... More...
   $0 (04-12-2021 - OK)

State of Oklahoma v. Misol Duran

Tulsa, Oklahoma first-degree rape charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, charged with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: RAPE, RAPE - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 1114A
Date of Offense: 08/12/2018
Party Name Disposition Information
DURAN, MISOL Disposed: CONVICTION, 04/05/2021. Jury Trial
Count as Disposed: RAPE - FIRST DEGREE(RAPE)
Violation of 2... More...
   $0 (04-05-2021 - OK)

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