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Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7:50 AM

Keevin Michael Ray Walker

Keevin Michael Ray Walker, 33, of Muskogee is charged with three felonies after an incident that occurred on Jan. 2, according to documents filed with the case.

Around 4 p.m. on Jan. 2, in the 800 block of South 23rd Street, Walker is accused of tying a woman’s legs together at knife-point, refusing to let her leave his van. He allegedly told the woman she was “gonna die” in the van and that he would force anyone trying to rescue her to kill him.

Walker allegedly placed a zip-tie around the woman’s neck and tightened it until she lost consciousness, assaulting her the entire time. Police allege “this happened multiple times” over a three-to-four-hour period.

He is charged with felony kidnapping, planning to perform an act of violence and domestic assault and battery by strangulation.

Walker has been convicted of numerous felonies in the past, including second-degree burglary in 2007, for which he received five years suspended, which was later revoked, forcing him to serve the time in prison. He was convicted of two more second-degree burglaries in 2008 and a count of grand larceny, then in a separate case in 2008, knowingly concealing stolen property. Again in 2008 he was convicted of another count of second-degree burglary and possessing a firearm after conviction. Finally in 2008, he was convicted of possession of contraband by an inmate and sentenced to 20 years in jail.