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Born December 21, 1945

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Born May 30, 1930

Died November 18, 2018

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Born May 5, 1932

Died November 16, 2018


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Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:39 AM

Derek Todd Olsen

Derek Todd Olsen, 47, of Muskogee is charged in Muskogee County District Court with multiple felonies after an alleged altercation involving his then-girlfriend and a neighbor, according to documents filed with the case.

Olsen is charged with felony kidnapping, felony domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, felony domestic assault and battery by strangulation, domestic abuse - assault and battery, malicious injury to property, and two counts of threatening to perform an act of violence from an event on Sept. 12 at 911 Choctaw Street. Olsen is accused of forcing his girlfriend to remain at that location, holding her down and holding a knife to her throat while threatening to kill her, then stabbing the couch directly beside her head, according to the case. He is also accused of strangling her. In addition, Olsen is charged with punching her numerous times in the face and head, and with destroying her cell phone. Olsen is also accused of telling neighbor Tony Blevins he was going to kill him while holding a knife.

Olsen has a lengthy criminal conviction history dating back to 1989, including robbery with firearms, kidnapping, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, driving under the influence multiple times, possession of controlled drugs, possession of a firearm after former conviction of a felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a stolen vehicle, unauthorized use of a vehicle, possession of a firearm after former conviction of a felony, and escape from a penitentiary.