State Supreme Court Sets Date for 14th Multicounty Grand Jury
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Thursday the date for the next multicounty grand jury to be convened. The 14th Multicounty Grand Jury will start on Jan. 22, 2013. Dates for the new multicounty grand jury’s future sessions have not been determined.
Oklahoma County District Judge Barbara Swinton will serve as Presiding Judge for the grand jury. The grand jury will be led by Assistant Attorney General Charles S. Rogers, chief of the AG’s Multicounty Grand Jury Unit.
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. The grand jury will be convened on Jan. 22 in Open Court at the Oklahoma County Courthouse. The location of its future sessions will be determined by the Presiding Judge.
The new multicounty grand jury was requested by Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Sept. 12.
The state’s 13th Oklahoma Multicounty Grand Jury concluded in August with 25 indictments, charging a total of 31 individuals and was assisted by 113 state and local law enforcement agencies.