Following criminal justice reform, felony drug distribution cases on the rise in some parts of Oklahoma
Criminal justice reform advocate Kris Steele has long been concerned that some prosecutors would do an end-around the state’s new misdemeanor drug possession law by charging more people with felony drug distribution instead.
The trooper reported finding a large quantity of marijuana in the rental vehicle, but Regina Nelson said she felt targeted by law enforcement because of her Colorado license plate.Full Story
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On Monday, The Frontier posted a story detailing two incidents in 2012 where it was alleged Preston Doerflinger — Oklahoma Finance Secretary as well as the interim Commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Health — had acted violently toward his then-wife. Less than 24 hours later, Doerflinger was outFull Story
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections opted to hire a private law firm in the $11 million lawsuit after Attorney General Mike Hunter issued an opinion on jail costs "which conflicted with the position of DOC."Full Story