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Crimes and courts

March 12, 2014

Arraignments all drug-related offenses

PRYOR, OK — Monday’s Mayes County Court arraignments included contraband and drug charges.

First to be arraigned was Shelly Varner.

Varner, Tulsa, 19, is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, cocaine and hydrocodone, which can carry from two to 10 years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. She was charged with a felony count of bringing contraband, the cocaine and hydrocodone, into jail. In addition, she allegedly provided false information, presenting herself as Teana Dunlap to avoid prosecution. Bringing contraband into jail can carry up to 20 years and false impersonation can carry five years. Varner was allegedly hiding the drugs internally. Her case was continued to April 17 at which time she was ordered to appear with an attorney. Her bond was set at $50,000.

Lakesha Washington, 32, Dumas, Texas, is charged with possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, a felony. She is also charged with possession of a metal pipe and public intoxication. Gore informed Washington the felony count can carry from two to 10 years. Washington's case was continued to April 17. Her bond was set at $20,000.

Tony Dewayne Rea, 42, Basin, Wyo., was arrested on drug charges in Mayes County. Rea was stopped by Mayes County Sheriff's Deputy Alan Davis and Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer Colby Overstreet.

Rea allegedly had methamphetamine, pipes, and syringes in his possession. He was said to be driving a 2001 Chrysler with New Mexico plates, while under the influence of said drugs. He also received a misdemeanor charge of transporting an open container of liquor, namely R&R whiskey. Rea's bond was set at $20,000.

Twenty-four-year-old Whitney Cook was charged with a felony count of possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute. No address is listed. Information filed in the case alleges she was in possession of methamphetamine. Her bond was set at $25,000.

 

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