Canadian County Sheriff

Charges filed as online sex stings nets five men

An Oklahoma City man who thought he was “sexting” with a 14-year-old girl from Canadian County was one of five people charged Friday with trying to solicit sex with a minor. The charge against Tyler Ryan Hull,24, is related to an investigation that began Dec. 13. Authorities say Hull and a Canadian County sheriff’s investigator,…

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Man jailed after stand-off in Yukon drainage pipe

A Yukon man wanted for failing to appear for a court appearance kept officers at bay for almost three hours Sunday while hiding in the city’s drainage system. Canadian County Sheriff Chris West said his office received a tip Sunday that Donnie Ray Parks, 46, was at a residence in Yukon. When deputies arrived, they…

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CCSO reserve deputy enjoys helping others

  Sara Bondurant is a woman who wears many hats. She is an attorney, a municipal judge and a reserve deputy for Canadian County. Bondurant recently was recognized for her service by the Journal Record, who named her their 50 Making a Difference Woman of the Year. Bondurant, 41, is married to Canadian County investigator…

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Work begins on Canadian County Sheriff’s secure garage

Crews began working Monday to tear out a parking area near the Canadian County jail as officials begin construction on a secure garage. Sheriff Chris West said crews from Key Construction began putting up fencing and removing the asphalt parking lot between the jail and the historic jail and stables. Key Construction won the contract…

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Canadian County Sheriff’s secure garage moves closer to reality

After months of planning and preparing, a secure garage for the Canadian County sheriff’s office could soon become a reality. The Canadian County commissioners voted Monday to allow the sheriff’s office to seek bids to construct the 3,000-square-foot sally port. A sally port is a secure garage that allows law enforcement personnel to transport prisoners…

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Program keeps an eye on sheriff’s staff

When a riot broke out at a prison in Hinton earlier this year, member of the Canadian County sheriff’s office responded. Dispatchers, that night, knew exactly where every deputy was located because they were a dot on a screen. The sheriff’s department was testing new technology from Norman-based GeoSafe. The software — which runs on…

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