UPDATE: Missing Ponca City resident located

June 20, 2024 | Headlines|Police

NEWKIRK — On Friday, Osage County reported that they received a 911 call from Steve Vaughn reporting that he located the Jeep on the west side of Kaw Dam with an unresponsive male inside. At 1:03 p.m. Vaughn advised the he was on the west side of the dam on the fishing bend all the way south until the dead end. He reported that he banged on the window but that the male was completely unresponsive. A deputy requested an ambulance. At 1:23 p.m. the subject was confirmed dead. The medical examiner and district attorney’s office were notified. The body was transported to the M.E. office and the vehicle towed from the scene.

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Ponca City police logs June 14-16

June 17, 2024 | Police

The following information is provided by Ponca City police.

June 14

At 12:41 a.m. police and ambulance responded to the 1300 block of Summers Place for a report of a juvenile burned by water. A report was made.

At 1:56 a.m. Osage County requested a welfare check on a female who reportedly caused a disturbance at Osage Casino and then called the casino threatening suicide. Police were not able to locate her.

At 6:37 a.m. police arrested Donald Jorgensen in the 300 block of north Birch on drug charges.

At 8:01 a.m. police arrested Robert Lankford in the  2000 block of north 6th Street on a rape and sodomy charge.

At 10:22 a.m. warrants were confirmed on Cletus Dale Keeler Jr.

At 10:33 a.m. a caller reported that someone used eggs to egg a house in the 800 block of north Union.

At 10:40 a.m. police confirmed warrants on Maxamillion Spaulding.

At 11:04 a.m. police responded to the Valero in the 300 block of west Grand for a report of a subject urinating on the building. 

At 2:08 p.m. police responded to the 2000 block of Joe after a resident reported smelling a sewage smell. Police determined the odor was coming from inside the home.

At 7:23 p.m. police responded to Paladin Apartments for a report of a disturbance. A report for DHS was made.

At 8:28 p.m. a police officer went to the scene of a traffic stop Kay County deputies conducted at Dixie Dog. The KSO logs indicate that the vehicle was searched and that marijuana was found. No arrests were logged.

June 15

At 4:12 a.m. police responded to the La Quinta Inn for a report of a female who ran out of a room naked and screaming at an employee. The situation was handled.

At 5:05 a.m. OHP requested PCPD look for a subject reportedly involved in a hit and run. Police checked the area of Meadowbrook Village but did not locate the subject of the vehicle.

At 6:05 p.m. police arrested Seth Kidwell in the 300 block of of west Gary after responding to a report of a male carrying a pole.

At 8:10 p.m. police responded to a two-vehicle accident at Pecan and Prospect.

At 9:05 p.m. police responded to a report of a semi that hit a pole in the area of Osage and South Ave. Cable lines were knocked down between Elm and Osage. 

At 9:57 p.m. police received a report of a male who stumbled out of Jiffy Trip with alcohol and got into a dark red half ton Ram truck, and left westbound on Prospect driving in and out of oncoming traffic.

At 10:57 p.m. police responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident at 14th and Hartford. Both drivers refused medical treatment.

At 11:15 p.m. a caller reported that his vehicle was shot at  near the private side of the lake. A report was made.

June 16

At 8:25 a.m. police responded to 14th and Harding for a report of a bicycle that hit a pothole causing the rider to suffer an injury. OHP handled.

At 12:16 p.m. police took a report on a stolen Cadillac takin from the 900 block of Rosedale.

At 11:31 p.m. police took a report on stolen items in the 500 block of south 9th Street.