UPDATE: Dewell sentenced

January 9, 2023 | Courts

NEWKIRK — On April 17, 2023, Dewell entered a no contest plea to the charges and sentencing is deferred for four years. He was also sentenced to 120 hours of community service.

Failure to appear warrant issued for driver involved in injury accident

NEWKIRK — A failure to appear warrant with bond endorsed at $30,000 is issued for Shawn Michael Dewell, 24, Blackwell.

Shawn Michael Dewell

Dewell reportedly failed to appear for court on Jan. 6.

He is facing felony charges of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury and causing accident with out a valid license that caused great bodily injury.

Dewell was reportedly the driver of a vehicle that wrecked on Sept. 12 near the intersection of Hubbard Road and P Street.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers report that 21-year-old Kennedy Simpson  and Dewell were ejected. 

The vehicle reportedly landed on top of Simpson. (see story)

Anyone with information on Dewell’s location is asked to contact police.