Former deputy seeks delay in trial

Ponca City Now - August 28, 2015 9:57 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – A man charged with sexually assaulting at least two women when he was on duty as a Tulsa County Sheriff’s deputy is asking for a delay in his trial.

Gerald Nuckolls is scheduled to go on trial Monday on sexual battery and indecent exposure charges. Nuckolls resigned from the sheriff’s department shortly after his arrest last September and has pleaded not guilty.

Defense attorney Terry Funk says a judge will decide whether to delay the trial at a hearing Friday in Tulsa district court. Even if a delay is granted, Funk indicated Thursday that he expected the case to go to trial without a plea agreement between prosecutors and Nuckolls.

Nuckolls had worked for the sheriff’s office for two years before his arrest.

 

Latest Stories

Community Mural Painting Begins Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, September 28th, the community is invited to help paint the mural at City Central...

OHP to Investigate Deadly Crash on I-35 Tuesday

TONKAWA, Okla. – At least one person was killed and several others were critically injured in a...

Oklahoma Panel Rejects Clemency For Man in Baby’s Killing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to deny clemency for...