Warrior sentenced in murder case

July 27, 2020 | Courts

NEWKIRK — Chase Lamar Warrior, 20, Tonkawa, entered a no contest pleas in Kay County District Court recently to a number of charges including accessory after the fact to murder in first degree.

Warrior is now convicted in the murder of 39-year-old Jesse Len Trimble.

Trimble was shot to death on Nov. 17, 2018.

Waylon Dehaven Rhodd, 25, Ponca City is facing a charge of first degree murder deliberate intent or in the alternative: Murder second degree in the commission of a felony or in the alternative: Murder in the second degree felony in possession of a firearm.

Rhodd is set for a jury trial on Aug. 25.

Waylon Dehaven Rhodd

In addition to the murder charge, Warrior is now convicted in a first degree robbery charge filed on May 5, and DUI of alcohol and or drugs, leaving the scene of an accident involving damage, transporting open container of liquor, breaking and entering a dwelling with out permission and a traffic charge, also flied on May 5.

Warrior was sentenced to 25 years in prison with all but 15 years suspended on the robbery charge, murder charge and two charges of injuring or burning a public building filed on May 10, 2019.

Warrior was given 10 years in prison on a conspiracy and forgery charge filed in 2018. District attorney Brian Hermanson said Warrior will serve 12.5 years in prison.

Chase Lamar Warrior