Oklahoma’s Multicounty Grand Jury Reconvenes Tuesday
OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s multicounty grand jury is scheduled to reconvene Tuesday in Oklahoma City.
The grand jury will meet Tuesday, July 17, through Thursday, July 19, at the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, 313 NE 21.
The state’s 13th multicounty grand jury is led by Assistant Attorney General Charles Rogers, chief of the AG’s Multicounty Grand Jury Unit. Thus far, grand jurors have returned 18 indictments, in cases filed in Cleveland, Harper, McClain, Pittsburg and Oklahoma 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.