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Rachel Roberts, Communications Director
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Press Releases and Articles

October 11, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Ashely Nicole Brown, 35, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the owner of an unlicensed home health care company, pled guilty on September 22, 2022, to exploitation of an elderly couple and to identity theft. Brown also pled guilty on that date to jumping bail.

October 10, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor has led a coalition of 17 state attorneys general in filing an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court supporting small business owners’ First Amendment right to free speech and religious freedom.

October 6, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor released the following statement, “Barry Van Treese was murdered with a baseball bat in the middle of the night in a room of the hotel he owned. Richard Glossip managed that hotel and received an apartment in the hotel as part of his compensation. After meeting with Mr. Van Treese about mostly financial issues, Glossip had reason to fear that he would be fired the next day. 

October 3, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor filed first-degree murder charges against an alleged drug dealer in the 2019 overdose death of an Oklahoma woman.

September 29, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor has joined Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in calling on President Joe Biden to rescind his Executive Order 14019 (EO), which authorizes the executive branch to utilize all federal executive agencies' power, resources, and reach to carry out voter registration and voter mobilization activities.  

September 27, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General John O'Connor today released the following statement after the Pardon and Parole Board denied clemency for Benjamin Robert Cole, Sr.

September 22, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O'Connor today released the following statement, "The State respects the right of those who support Richard Glossip to voice their opinions and even to attempt to try this case in the media. However, my office is fully devoted to our responsibility as prosecutors to seek justice. 

September 21, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor today announced the recipients of the 2023 Safe Oklahoma Grant, which distributed $2 million among 58 statewide law enforcement agencies.

General O’Connor was joined by Oklahoma City Police Chief Wade Gourley, Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin, Norman Police Chief Kevin Foster, and Pauls Valley Police Chief Mitch McGill. The four agencies combined received $871,601.00 through the 2023 grant and spoke about how their agencies would use the money.

September 21, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor is partnering with the Oklahoma Press Association to host open records and open meetings seminars in five locations across the state beginning Sept. 26.

“These seminars are a great way for public officials to stay up to date on the state’s open record laws,” Attorney General O’Connor said. “I encourage everyone who serves the public to attend and participate in these meetings.”

The seminars are free, open to the public, and require no pre-registration.

September 20, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General John O’Connor has joined a coalition of 24 states alerting the chief executive officers of three major credit card companies that the recent creation of a Merchant Category Code for the processing of firearms purchases from gun stores is potentially a violation of consumer protection and antitrust laws.