Embezzlement Crimes in Okmulgee

Difference Between Felony and Misdemeanor

Embezzlement Crimes in Okmulgee come in a couple different kinds. Embezzlement is charged either as a felony or a misdemeanor. Oklahoma criminal law statutes define embezzlement as the “fraudulent appropriation of property of any person or legal entity, legally obtained, to any use or purpose not intended or authorized by its owner, or the secretion of the property with the fraudulent intent to appropriate…

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Domestic Assault and Battery in Okmulgee

Domestic Assault and Battery in Okmulgee

Domestic Assault and battery in Okmulgee is more common than people realize. An argument between family members starts out as a simple disagreement that cane spiral out of control. In Oklahoma, a charge of domestic abuse is not treated the same as regular assault and battery. In the statute for assault and battery, the crime for unwanted force or violence in the more private…

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Possession of Prescription Drugs in Okmulgee

Possession of prescription drugs

Oklahoma Watch reports in a 2016 article that 59% of fatal overdoses in Oklahoma were from prescription drug abuse.  The three leading prescription drugs causing overdoses were:  Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Alprazolam (Xanax).  Some doctors report that people come in with overdoses who have habits reaching close to $300/day on prescription pills.  As a result, Oklahoma increased penalties on possession of prescription drugs. Fortunately for…

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