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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between March 17 and March 23: Ray Dean Lopez, 28, Woodsboro, Texas: Public intoxication; Jamie Perez, 50, Oklahoma City: Speeding, driving with suspended license; Roneike Gaile Rowland, 44, Mustang: Possession of methamphetamine, defective windshield, defective brake lights; Gary Don Hare Jr., 34, Mustang: Driving with revoked license;…

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Search continues for Mustang scuba diver missing in Cozumel

By Chris Eversole The family of a scuba diver from Mustang who has been missing in Mexico since March 13 is vacillating between hope and despair. Members of the family of Blake Mitchell, 30, went to Cozumel, a Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea, after he stopped texting them. “The longer he’s missing, and his…

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Tough outing for Lady Broncos

After a 4-0 start for the Mustang slow-pitch softball team, the Lady Broncos ran into some stiff competition Friday at the Big Cat Classic. Mustang opened the day against Class 6A’s No. 2 Westmoore Lady Jaguars and dropped the game 17-7. The Lady Broncos jumped out in the top half of the first inning scoring…

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Robotics team competes in Kansas competition

By Chris Eversole Mustang High School competed in the Robotics Competition Heartland Regional in Olathe, Kansas, last week. “It was a great experience, and we performed exceptionally well,” teacher Matt Moore said. The team earned the Imagery Award, which recognizes the team with the best overall appearance, including that of its robot, pit area and…

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City can’t keep up with youth sports demand

By Chris Eversole Youth sports in Mustang are growing faster than city government can build ballfields for them. The high demand led to a lottery to allocate practice fields being used for the first time this year for the 100 baseball teams and 46 softball teams. Some residents complained about the allocation to city council…

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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between March 10 and March 16: Matthew C Callahan, 41, Mustang: Domestic assault and battery; Matthew Lavelle, 46, Mustang: Unsafe lane use, driving under the influence; Christina Renea Riley, 35, Mustang: Possess controlled substance within 100 feet of school or park or presence of child under 12;…

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Mustang man charged with rape

An 18-year-old Mustang man remained in the Canadian County jail Thursday after being charged with sexually assaulting a woman he met online. Christian Weldon Baxter Owen was arrested Tuesday on one count of first-degree rape. He is being held without bail. According to court documents, Owen is accused of sexually assaulting a woman on Oct.…

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Mustang man injured in crash near Hinton

  A 57-year-old Mustang man was injured Wednesday after he crashed his vehicle while trying to avoid a deer, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Alfred Lerma was injured in the accident that occurred at about 2:09 p.m. on State Highway 37 about 10 miles southeast of Hinton. The patrol said Lerma was driving a 1997…

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City manager provides updates on progress

Mustang City Manager Timothy Rooney presented his state of the city address at the Mustang Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week. Excerpts are below.   When I get asked to provide a state of the city speech, I get excited to talk about what I believe our organization does well and those things we have…

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