Claremore Daily Progress

State/Nation

August 27, 2013

Thacker pledges to sign grand jury petition

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CLAREMORE —

Steidley also challenged the petition, which seeks an investigation of her and three assistant district attorneys — Bryce Lair, David Iski and Timothy Wantland.
“The allegations against our office are baseless and pathetic. My office and I have done nothing more than do our jobs, and we have been transparent in doing so,” she said. 
“We will continue to do our jobs for the people of Rogers, Mayes and Craig counties, no matter the political pressure or ridiculous claims that are made.”
Joining Walton in submitting the petition were Claremore police Det. John Singer, who is suing the district attorney in federal court on grounds she sought to destroy his professional reputation; Claremore police Lt. Steve Cox; local businessmen Russell Guilfoyle and Myron Grubowski, who are frequent critics of the commissioners; and Billy D. Jones, the father of two juvenile rape victims.

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