Plea docket set for shooting suspectOctober 5, 2019 | Courts
NEWKIRK — Enrique Alberto Zazueta, 33, Ponca City, who is accused of shooting Dylan Trent Washington, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and is set for a plea docket on Nov. 25.
Zazueta is facing charges of shooting with intent to kill, possession of a firearm and conspiracy. He is accused of shooting Washington on May 21 in the 1000 block of N. Osage in Ponca City. (see story)
Zazueta reportedly fled the scene of the shooting and was on the run until June 6, when police arrested him at Timbers Apartments.
Margaret Jean Burgess, 34, was also arrested and later convicted of harboring a fugitive. She was sentenced to a 20 year prison sentence. (see story)
In a second case, Zazueta is facing felony charges of endangering others while eluding police; Conspiracy to endanger others while eluding; Throw or drop object on motor vehicle; Conspiracy to knowingly concealing stolen property; Running a road block; Attempt to injure a public building, and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer.
Those charges were filed on March 14 following a pursuit on March 2.
In the affidavit Tonkawa Police officer Montana Mann reports he attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle that fled. Tonkawa officers, Fort Oakland officers and Kay County deputies pursued the vehicle with speeds reaching 50 miles per hour in residential areas before coming to an end on P Street south of Fountain Road.
Zazueta, James David Peterson, 45, and Samantha Desiree Allen, 22, Tonkawa, were arrested. It was later learned the vehicle was reported stolen from Ponca City. While being held in the Tonkawa jail, Zazueta reportedly shoved a roll of toilet paper down the toilet, plugging up the plumbing. TPD reports that the cell had been inspected on Feb. 13 and that Zazueta was the first to be held in the cell since that date.
Zazueta later failed to appear for his initial appearance in district court on March 15 and a bench warrant was issued. That warrant was active at the time of his arrest in the shooting case.
Peterson is facing felony charges of endangering others while eluding police; Conspiracy to endanger others while eluding; Throwing or dropping object on a motor vehicle, and conspiracy to knowingly concealing stolen property. A motion hearing is set for Oct. 9.
Allen is facing felony charges of endangering others while eluding police; Conspiracy to endanger others while eluding; Throwing or dropping object on a motor vehicle; Conspiracy to knowingly concealing stolen property, and obstructing an officer. A fourth attorney status review is set in her case for Nov. 15.