Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police are asking anyone who believes they or their child may have had inappropriate contact with Robert Yerton Junior to contact authorities. Detectives ask people with information to please call the Child Crisis Unit at 669-6504.
Yerton is the Skelly assistant Principal charged with multiple counts of child molestation. Reportedly, pornography was found on both his home and school computers.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police seek driver who fled deadly crash
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police in Tulsa are looking for the driver of a sport utility vehicle who left the scene of a collision that killed a 41-year-old woman.
Police say the woman was making a left turn with a green light about 2:45 a.m. Friday when her car was hit in the driver's side. Witnesses told officers the driver of the SUV got out, looked around, then got back into the SUV and tried to drive away.
The vehicle then stalled and the man left on foot.
Tulsa, OK – A report from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) highlighting maintenance and staffing needs at Tulsa's Zoo re-affirms the urgency to transition the Zoo to private governance with additional funding as soon as possible, according to Phil Lakin, CEO of the Tulsa Community Foundation (TCF). Lakin was tapped last fall to lead a City and Tulsa Zoo Friends task force in the examination of new governance and financial restructuring for the Zoo.
Tulsa, OK – An electronic failure forces the Tulsa City Council to cancel its meetings. The agendas must be posted for 24-hours in advance of a meeting, but a power failure blacked out the electronic bulletin boards for about a half-hour. The meetings are rescheduled for Monday.
The council was to have considered the sale of the old City Hall to Brickhuggers, LLC.