DEATHS

Jean Capps, 87

Born November 9, 1931

Died March 20, 2019

Jo Ann Byrd, 79

Born December 11, 1939

Died March 19, 2019

Donna F. Sisson, 67

Born April 1, 1951

Died March 19, 2019

Billie M. Carlile, 89

Born January 3, 1930

Died March 19, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Thursday, March 21

Muskogee, OK Skywarn Storm Spotter Training
2019 Jr. Naturalist Spring Break Hike
Operation Access Work Week
Muskogee Tobacco Cessation Group
LiveLoveCycle Indoor Training

Friday, March 22

Alex & Alphaeus at Momma C's
Operation Access Work Week
Knights of Columbus Lenten Meals
Noelle's Painting parties and Worshops

Saturday, March 23

Amish Country Store & Restaurant
Operation Access Work Week
History Bites: Taste of World War II
Celebrate Art and Music
Open Mic Night
Bedouin Glo N Go 5k and Fun Run
The Marriotts at Max's Garage
Bacone College 2019 Spring Pow Wow

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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