Tonkawa city manager released on bond

August 30, 2021 | Courts|Featured

NEWKIRK — Tonkawa city manager, Kirk Eugene Henderson, 61, appeared in Kay County District Court today on felony charges of conspiracy and fraud.

Henderson and former Blackwell city manager, Thomas Lynn Outhier, 67, Tonkawa, are facing the same charges and Blackwell mayor Thomas J. Greenfield, 42, is facing three felony charges of embezzlement, one count of fraud and one count of conspiracy.

Kirk Henderson

Henderson appeared before Judge David Bandy today with his attorney Grace Yates. Bandy agreed to reduce Henderson’s bond from $5,000 to $1,000. Henderson was ordered to report to the county jail, book in and post bond. His next court date is a status docket scheduled for Dec. 17.

Greenfield appeared before Judge Bandy on Aug. 24 and his bond was reduced from $25,000 to $500. His next court date is Dec. 3.

According to Oklahoma District Court Records, a warrant remains issued for Outhier with bond endorsed at $5,000.

According to the information filed by Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agent Richard Brown, Greenfield is accused of profiting $129,489.50 from transactions involving G&C Concrete, the City of Tonkawa and the City of Blackwell. The transactions spanned three years. (see related stories)

Mugshots of Henderson, Greenfield and others have not been able to be obtained because some jail staff members are sick with COVID.


How Greenfield’s and Henderson’s bond reductions compare to other embezzlement cases.

Melissa Ann Sprueill was charged with five felony counts of embezzlement from the county jail. Bond was set at $50,000 and reduced to $5,000.(see story)

Matthew Dean Clayton Rose was charged with one felony count of embezzlement from Sonic. His bond was set at $10,000. (see story)

Sara Beth Allison was charged with one felony count of embezzlement from Kinkaid Veterinary Hospital. Her bond was set at $5,000. (see story)

Garrett Franklin Arnold was charged with embezzlement from the United States Post Office. He was released on a $2,500 own recognizance bond. (see story)

Robert Brian White was charged with one count of embezzlement after he attempted to pawn stolen power tools. He was released on $2,500 bond. (see story)

Megan Raleen Hughs is charged with a felony count of embezzlement in connection with $130,000 taken from an account by fraud. Her bond was set at $50,000 and she was released on an own recognizance. (see story)

Daryl Lee Ramer, is charged with a felony count of embezzlement from Lowe’s. He is free on $5,000 bond. (see story)

Trevante Montreal Raheem Berry, is charged with embezzling from a convenience store. He is free on $2,500 bond. (see story)

Kasey Morgan Cox was charged with embezzling from the Blackwell Softball Association. She was released on $10,000 bond. (see story)

Bambi Lynn Nichols was charged with four counts of embezzlement from the county jail. She was released on $10,000 bond. (see story)

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