Inmate who escaped work detail captured at Oklahoma casino - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Inmate who escaped work detail captured at Oklahoma casino

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate who walked away from a work detail in Muskogee has been captured 140 miles away at a casino.

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says police arrested 51-year-old Douglas Wilson early Wednesday at the Osage Casino in Ponca City. Officials say Wilson had been part of a work program and was last seen making a delivery near the Department of Human Services building in Muskogee.

Wilson had been serving 10 years at the John Lilley Correctional Center in Boley for various convictions that include assault and battery, endangering others while eluding police, malicious injury to property, knowingly concealing stolen property and aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

    US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:11 AM EDT2017-10-19 10:11:36 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-10-19 18:04:28 GMT

    Chris Allen's mysterious illness on a private 2014 visit to Havana illustrates how profoundly damaging the Cuba mystery has been for two long-estranged neighbors that only recently sought to patch up their...

    Chris Allen's mysterious illness on a private 2014 visit to Havana illustrates how profoundly damaging the Cuba mystery has been for two long-estranged neighbors that only recently sought to patch up their relationship.

  • Edmond teen accused of killing stepmom will face trial

    Edmond teen accused of killing stepmom will face trial

    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-10-19 18:05:03 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    An Edmond teenager accused of killing his stepmother earlier this year will appear in court again in December. Joshua Bryant, 18, appeared in court yesterday to hear some of the state's evidence against him. He is accused of shooting his mother in the head after knocking her unconscious with a baseball bat. Prosecutors say he confessed to the murder. His attorney believes the teen was not in control of his actions. 

    An Edmond teenager accused of killing his stepmother earlier this year will appear in court again in December. Joshua Bryant, 18, appeared in court yesterday to hear some of the state's evidence against him. He is accused of shooting his mother in the head after knocking her unconscious with a baseball bat. Prosecutors say he confessed to the murder. His attorney believes the teen was not in control of his actions. 

  • Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker

    Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker

    Thursday, October 19 2017 3:41 AM EDT2017-10-19 07:41:36 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-10-19 18:04:00 GMT

    The man shot five co-workers early Wednesday in Maryland, then drove to Delaware and shot an acquaintance in the head at a used car lot, police say.

    The man shot five co-workers early Wednesday in Maryland, then drove to Delaware and shot an acquaintance in the head at a used car lot, police say.

Powered by Frankly