The Pryor Times

Crimes and courts

June 12, 2012

Court Notes

Michael Forrest Shelton, 44, Pryor, was in Mayes County District Court Thursday, charged with first degree burglary, robbery by force or fear, aggravated assault and battery. Shelton pleaded not guilty. The case was set on the preliminary hearing sounding docket June 21. Bond is set at $100,000. Shelton is alleged to have broken into the home of Charles E. Warden south of Chouteau, stealing a gun, threatening and punching Warden, an elderly man, May 5.

Shelton is facing failure to appear cases on April 2. He is to appear on the jury sounding docket for June 22. Bond on the failure to appear is $10,000 per case totaling $20,000. Shelton is up for a willful failure to pay hearing on June 13 from two cases in which he owes the court $3,524.44 in fines and costs. Judge Rebecca Gore set bond at 10 times the amount owed in those cases.

Shelton was convicted in April 2001 in Mayes County of unauthorized use of a vessel and possession of a controlled dangerous drug methamphetamines and driving under the influence of liquor. Shelton was sentenced to 10 years in the department of corrections plus 30 days in the Mayes County Jail.

In September of 2001, Shelton was convicted in Tulsa County of possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to two years in prison for that offense.

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