A federal judge has ruled that a former Oklahoma police officer who is serving a 10-year prison sentence following his 2011 conviction in a police corruption trial isn’t entitled to a reduced term. The Tulsa World reports that U.S. District Judge John Dowdell rejected a request for release from former Tulsa Police Cpl. Harold R. Wells on Wednesday. Wells filed his motion in May 2015.
A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere.