Lawton, Okla._Charges have been filed against a suspected drug dealer who was arrested in southwest Lawton last week.
Police arrested Timothy Benavides last Thursday near 25th and Southwest White after finding thousands of dollars of meth in his car. Police issued a search warrant for his home hours later, where they found ten thousand dollars in meth, guns and more drugs.
Benavides is facing several charges including drug trafficking and gun possession after a former felony. If convicted, he could spend up to life in prison.
Four women were forced to spend Monday night on Mount Scott after one of them suffered a hiking injury, leaving them stranded.
For the past 6 months Lawton Public Schools piloted a program with Lawton Area Transit allowing secondary students to use the system anytime, even to transport them to and from school. Because of the program's success LPS plans to use it for the upcoming school year.