The Pryor Times

August 30, 2012

Court Reports 08-29-2012

Staff Writer
Ted King

— Logan Spring Weaver, 19, Pryor, was in Mayes County District Court Wednesday, charged with second degree burglary and uttering a forged instrument. Weaver pleaded not guilty. The case was set on the preliminary hearing sounding docket Sept. 27. Bond was set at $15,000. Weaver allegedly broke into a house located at 316 N. Indianola St. in Pryor on July 25. Weaver allegedly uttered a number of forged instruments.

Weaver has a case pending from February. The charges in that case are child endangerment, first degree arson, possession of an imitation dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

William James Backwater, 33, Locust Grove, was in Mayes County District Court Monday, charged with feloniously pointing a firearm, possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction, and four misdemeanors: carrying firearm while under the influence, obstructing an officer, resisting arrest, and public intoxication. Backwater pleaded not guilty. The case was set on the preliminary hearing sounding docket Sept. 27. Bond was set at $70,000. Backwater allegedly pointed a Ruger .22 rifle at a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old, had a Ruger .22 rifle after a previous conviction, was intoxicated while in possession of the firearm, resisted arrest from Sheriff’s Deputy Brett Mull all while he was intoxicated on Aug. 25.

Backwater owes $13,220.06 in fines and costs from his previous convictions.

hol. In November 2003, Backwater was convicted of placing bodily fluids upon a government employee. In September 2002, he was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and transporting an open container. In December of 1998, he was convicted of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.  Backwater owes $13,220.06 in fines and costs from his previous convictions. Bond was set at 10 times the amount owed. His willful failure to pay hearing is set for Sept. 5.