Burbank man arrested on stolen property chargesNovember 19, 2021 | Courts
PAWHUSKA — Jospeh Edward Eugene Hockett, 40, Burbank, is being held in the Osage County Jail on three felony charges of knowingly receiving or concealing stolen property, possession of a firearm after a felony conviction, altering and removing a VIN number and possession of controlled dangerous substance.
Hockett was arrested this week after Osage County deputies assisted by Department of Agriculture investigators executed a search warrant at his residence on Wooten Road in Burbank.
Investigator Jamie Wilson, reports in the affidavit that officials located a green John Deere Tractor on the property that was reported stolen from Oklahoma State University.
Also located was a Kubota ATV and a Kubota mower, both reported stolen from Payne County Implement Sales in January.
Investigators report finding tools used to conceal the identity of equipment such as a reciprocating saw believed to be used to cut a cab of a stolen mini excavator that was recovered from another property.
Also, a loaded firearm, methamphetamine, marijuana, and paraphernalia were also located.
Hockett entered a not guilty plea to the charges on Thursday. Bond is endorsed at $10,000.
Hockett has a criminal background in Kay County that dates back to 2002 and includes drug and forgery charges.