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After leading deputies and police officers on a high-speed chase through the center of Claremore, Kami Walton, 37, was arrested on seven counts, including DUI and assault.

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Claremore Police Department said the incident started with a post made online and a juvenile’s refusal to provide a phone’s password.

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Editor’s Note:  This story is the third installment in a three-part series exploring inmate experience and jail standards as explained both former-inmates and jail staff. This story focuses on issues of safety, security, and operations.

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Editor’s Note:  This story is the second installment in a three-part series exploring inmate experience and jail standards as explained both former-inmates and jail staff. This story focuses on issues of information and communication. Part three will detail safety, security, and operations.

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Since the passage of recent criminal justice reforms, the number of larcenies has been steadily climbing with no solutions in sight.

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While Lorin Mooney was in court for a child neglect and narcotics case, the Rogers County Sheriff's Office and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Taskforce were serving a warrant on his residence.

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Stolen mail, paraphernalia, and 23.3 grams of methamphetamine were reportedly found during a search warrant that resulted in a felony arrest Thursday.

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Deputies arrived at a Claremore home and found a man with a stab wound to the chest, according to Rogers County Sheriff’s Office.

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Gang-related offenses and intimidation of a witness, both felony charges, were filed against a Rogers County man this week.

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Officers noted the .40 caliber handgun and the odor of whiskey when they arrested George Adams just after 3:45 a.m. Thursday.

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It took the jury just over four hours to decide on a life sentence for Michael Spears, who is charged with first degree murder.

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Helen Louise Wert, age 94, a long-time resident of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away on November 4, 2019, at home, surrounded in love by her family, who adored her. Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wert. Over the years, Helen worked at Merle Norman Cosmetics downtown Claremore. …

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