Maiming suspect sent back to jail

January 10, 2021 | Courts|Featured

NEWKIRK — Mace Edwin Dickens, 29, Ponca City, entered a no contest plea in Kay County District Court to a felony maiming charge and a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse.

Dickens was charged with maiming on Nov. 27, 2019.

Ponca City police report that an ambulance responded to the 600 block of west Grand for a report of a female suffering from acid burns.

Dickens fled the scene but was arrested days later and bond was set at $60,000.

In February of 2020, Dickens entered a no contest plea to the charge and was sentenced and ordered to write an apology letter.

On July 23, he failed to appear for a domestic docket and a warrant was issued followed by the filing of a motion to revoke the 20 year suspended.

Following his no contest plea on Feb. 4, the court revoked 12 months of Dickens’ 20 year prison sentence and sentenced him to one-year in the county jail. He was also ordered to complete a 52 week domestic violence treatment. and write an apology to the victims.

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