Oklahoma’s Multicounty Grand Jury Reconvenes for Final Session Tuesday
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s 13th multicounty grand jury will reconvene for its final session on Tuesday in Oklahoma City.
The grand jury will meet Tuesday, Aug. 21, through Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, 313 NE 21. The multicounty grand jury will not meet again until a 14th multicounty grand jury is requested.
Led by Assistant Attorney General Charles Rogers, chief of the AG’s Multicounty Grand Jury Unit, the state’s 13th multicounty grand jury has thus far returned 19 indictments, in cases filed in Cleveland, Harper, McClain, Pittsburg, Oklahoma and Washington counties.
The multicounty grand jury was requested by Attorney General Scott Pruitt and approved by the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Jan. 27, 2011.
The multicounty grand jury has jurisdiction to investigate criminal matters in all 77 counties, assisting local law enforcement as well as handling matters of state interest. Each month, grand jurors meet to hear testimony for two to three days. All of the proceedings are closed to the public.
The state’s 12th multicounty grand jury concluded in Sept. 2010, with 10 indictments and assisted 145 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.