Skip to comments.Key witness in Tulsa police trial arrested on traffic misdemeanors
Posted on 09/19/2011 9:42:07 PM PDT by Immerito
Five Tulsa police officers - including one who accidentally fired his weapon - served misdemeanor traffic warrants and arrested a key witness Thursday in a police corruption lawsuit against the city.
The officer who fired his weapon is under internal investigation, and police refused to release his name.
Kelie D. Barnes, 32, was arrested Thursday on outstanding municipal warrants, Tulsa Jail records show.
Barnes' warrants are all misdemeanors involving failure to wear a seat belt, expired tag, no proof of insurance, no driver's license and speeding, according to jail records.
***** In arresting Kelie Barnes, police officers forced open the door after the residents failed to open the door when police announced their presence, said Capt. Jonathan Brooks, police spokesman.
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Sounds like they need another Athens.
More criminals with a badge, this is just pathetic.
no word about the family dog ...
These days, that’s a multiple tassing offense.
lol, that is what I was thinking
This reminds me of the old days when you drove your car across the south at midnight hoping to not have a run in with a local police officer.
They musta used all the drugs in the evidence locker, otherwise he would have been caught with drugs as well.
Yep, seems to be pretty blatant retaliation. It’s the sort of thing I’d expect to read about happening in Nazi Germany or communist Russia.
I live in Tulsa. Our cops are pretty famous for their stupidity, laziness and incompetence. The mayor tried to clean things up but Tulsa has such a “good old boy” network, nothing has changed.