DEATHS

Matthew Robert Elliott, 34

Born October 18, 1984

Died January 17, 2019

Alice Jean Ricketts-Culp, 91

Born July 15, 1927

Died January 16, 2019

Charlotte Jackson, 75

Born September 21, 1943

Died January 16, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Sunday, January 20

Painting with Gwyn 3rd Sunday
Vision Board Workshop
Christian Life Class - Jonah - You Can't Outrun Grace

Monday, January 21

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Parade & Celebration
Georgia-Pacific Playground - Ribbon Cutting Celebration
Antioch, The Temple of Hope
MIN 4523: American Indian Ministry Internship 2019
PS Academy Oklahoma Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale
Act Like Men Study - Don't Waste Your Life

Tuesday, January 22

The Real Okie Movie Night Presents, Pretty in Pink!
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®- Awareness Campaign
LiveLoveCycle Indoor Training
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 1:38 PM

Jason Williams, 36, of Muskogee is charged in Muskogee County District Court with felony assault and battery on a police officer, misdemeanor obstructing officer, disturbing the peace and trespassing after being forbidden, according to documents just filed at the courthouse.

Williams, according to a police affidavit filed with the case, “threatened and harassed employees of Walmart before our arrival, making them retreat into an office.”

In addition, Williams is alleged to have refused to identify himself in response to officer commands, refusing to obey commands after being informed he was under arrest and striking Officer Bryan Wilkins in the chest will resisting arrest. Police pepper sprayed him in a video that has now gone viral, leading to numerous threats from across the country to the police, the police station, Walmart and MuskogeeNOW.com for reporting the incident.

Williams, who claims to be an Army veteran disabled during deployment in Afghanistan, has had those claims come into question, too. An Army acquaintance says Williams was never deployed to any combat zone and was “thrown out” of the military and stripped of any military status to the point that he can’t legally call himself a veteran.

The acquaintance, who asked that his name be removed due to numerous threats he received from his name appearing in this story, said Williams wasn’t injured in the Army and that “he was at my house last year, working on his RV in my garage, climbing a ladder, etc., and going on long hikes on my land.” He also alleged that Williams is “always looking for a way to sue someone ... this guy is bad news.”

The case filed today has 12 witnesses endorsed for the state of Oklahoma.

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