Cases

Judge Dismisses Case Against My Client, Oklahoma Lobbyist Andy Skeith

Friday, February 24th, 2012

This morning, U.S. Prosecutors rested their case against my client, former energy lobbyist Andy Skeith. He was indicted on 62 counts of political corruption along with former State Senator Mike Morgan and attorney Martin Stringer. I always knew the government’s case against Skeith was embarrassingly weak, and I believed that he was 100% innocent of Read More »

The Shooting of Bobby Stacy

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

In the spring of 2010, a high-speed chase ended with Southwest City, Mo. Police Officer Brian Massa shooting 26 year-old Bobby Stacy. Stacy’s family hired me to investigate the circumstances of the shooting; what I found was a brazen example of unnecessary use of deadly force: Massa shot Stacy in the back of the head Read More »

Grand Jury Investigation into Tulsa Police Corruption

Monday, February 13th, 2012

On July 25th, 2010, Five Tulsa police officers were indicted on charges of corruption ranging from money theft to drug trafficking. I worked as the defense investigator for three of the accused–Jeff Henderson, Bill Yelton and Nic Debruin. Henderson and Yelton were indicted together on a staggering 61 counts, while Debruin was indicted on 6 Read More »

Family Fights To Have Mayes Co. Man’s Death Certificate Changed

Friday, February 10th, 2012

In 2009, I was hired to investigate the shooting death of Curtis Prescott in Mayes County. The Medical Examiner’s Office ruled suicide, but Prescott’s family was convinced otherwise. Once I started my investigation, so was I. Click here for KOTV’s story on the matter.

Bail Set For Murder Suspect

Friday, February 10th, 2012

In the world of bail bonds, one dollar can mean the difference between sitting in jail for hours vs. days. In the 2008 case of murder suspect Susan Pryor, Judge Allen Klein set bail at $99,999 which allowed Pryor same-day release. If Klein had maintained the original $100,000 bail, Pryor could have sat in jail Read More »

Obtaining Reliable Background Checks

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Navigating the complicated waters of online background checks can be frustrating, but foregoing them can prove devastating. After West Tulsa pastor Allen Jeffers was arrested for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a mentally-challenged teenage girl, it was discovered that Jeffers had already been convicted of sex crimes in California. Church elders at Summit Park Full Gospel Church Read More »

2 News Takes a Closer Look at Unfinished Vision 2025 Housing

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Several years ago, downtown Tulsa had virtually no residential space. One of the first people to spearhead development of affordable downtown rental properties was Blue Dome District property owner Michael Sager, who was awarded funds from the city’s Vision 2025 project to build the First Street Lofts at 1st and Elgin. Several years later, multiple Read More »