Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Rayson Ray with:
Count # 1. Count as Filed: ABDOM, ASSAULT AND BATTERY - DOMESTIC - BY STRANGULATION, in violation of 21 O.S. 644 J
Date of Offense: 07/20/2019
Party Name Disposition Information
RAY, RAYSON Disposed: DEFERRED, 08/13/2019. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: ASSAULT AND BATTERY - DOMESTIC - BY STRANGULATION(ABDOM)
Violation of 21 O.S. 644 which provides:
J. Any person who commits any assault and battery with intent to cause great bodily harm by strangulation or attempted strangulation against a current or former spouse, a present spouse of a former spouse, a former spouse of a present spouse, parents, a foster parent, a child, a person otherwise related by blood or marriage, a person with whom the defendant is or was in a dating relationship as defined by Section 60.1 of Title 22 of the Oklahoma Statutes, an individual with whom the defendant has had a child, a person who formerly lived in the same household as the defendant, or a person living in the same household as the defendant shall, upon conviction, be guilty of domestic abuse by strangulation and shall be punished by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a period of not less than one (1) year nor more than three (3) years, or by a fine of not more than Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment. Upon a second or subsequent conviction for a violation of this section, the defendant shall be punished by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a period of not less than three (3) years nor more than ten (10) years, or by a fine of not more than Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment. The provisions of Section 51.1 of this title shall apply to any second or subsequent conviction of a violation of this subsection. As used in this subsection, "strangulation" means any form of asphyxia; including, but not limited to, asphyxia characterized by closure of the blood vessels or air passages of the neck as a result of external pressure on the neck or the closure of the nostrils or mouth as a result of external pressure on the head.
Outcome: 08-13-2019 DEFERRED
JUDGE JAMES KEELEY: DEFENDANT PRESENT, IN CUSTODY, AND REPRESENTED LACEY DAVIS. STATE REPRESENTED BY CINDY CUNNINGHAM. DEFENDANT SWORN IN OPEN COURT. COURT REPORTER SANDY CRITTENDEN. DEFENDANT ARRAIGNED INSTANTER AND ENTERS A PLEA OF GUILTY AND WAIVES RIGHT TO PRELIMINARY HEARING, WAIVES RIGHTS TO JURY, NON JURY TRIAL. COURT ACCEPTS PLEA.
CT 1 - COURT DEFERS SENTENCING TWO (2) YEARS UNTIL 8/9/21 AT 9:00 AM ROOM 406. $250.00 VICTIMS COMPENSATION; $500.00 COURT FUND PLUS COST.
STATE AGREES NOT TO FILE APP IN CM-18-3748. DEFENDANT TO COMPLETE BATTERERS INTERVENTION PROGRAM THOUGH DVIS WITH REVIEW SET 9-24-19 AT 9:00 AMROOM 406
DEFENDANT ADVISED OF APPEAL RIGHTS, RULE 8 ISSUED, JUDGEMENT AND SENTENCE ISSUED. BOND EXONERATED. DEFENDANT RECOGNIZED BACK. RELEASE ISSUED TO JAIL
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