Then McMurray said that if Jordan “testified honestly,” he would tell the court that he was so “afraid of civil unrest” that he took “pre-emptive steps” to get charges filed by meeting with Mayor Dewey Bartlett and District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler to get charges filed.
The judge gave prosecutors two options: leave Majors’ bail at $30,000 with a new condition that he move from his home into an apartment far away from the family he allegedly tormented, or have his bail upped to $60,000.
Court records appear to show attorneys settled on the latter.
The security guard was in plain clothes and driving an unmarked pickup when he shot Monroe Bird. He had marijuana in his backpack and was taking seizure medicine that impacts decision making and reaction time. The state revoked the guard’s license, but prosecutors declined to charge him.
One year before a paralyzed veteran endured a slow death without food or water on the floor of his cell, an assistant district attorney sent an ominous email warning the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office not to ignore “any and all signs” of trouble with the jail’s health-care system.