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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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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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Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department reported the following arrests between Feb. 24 and March 2: Terrelle Magique Lynn, 36, Norcross, GA: Public intoxication; Keith Pounds, 50, Duluth, GA: Public intoxication; James Bullock, 41, Norcross, GA: Public intoxication; Joshua Lee Gorgee, 36, Oklahoma City: Outrage decency, public intoxication; Tiffany Sue Austin, 45, Oklahoma City: Failure to provide…

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Mustang senior named academic all-stater

A Mustang High School senior is one five Canadian County students who have been selected as an Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic All-Stater. Heidi Askeland joins Yukon’s Dawson Simeroth, Okarche’s Katie Bomhoff and Piedmont’s Blake Cope and Brian Montgomery for the honor, which was announced earlier this week. Only 100 students across Oklahoma were selected…

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Trail named Horizon’s teacher of the year

By Shannon Rigsby Monica Trail, Horizon Intermediate School’s teacher of the year, remembers sitting in class when she was in the sixth grade, thinking, “There is no way I want to grow up and write on a chalkboard all day long.” She loved children, begging mothers at her church to let her babysit. A desire…

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