OSBI arrests Boswell police officer who pawned firearms

Ponca City Now - January 7, 2020 4:54 pm

Shawn Karr

CHOCTAW COUNTY, OKLA. – Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested a Boswell Police Officer after allegations he pawned his departmental-issued firearms.

The investigation began Dec. 13, 2019 when the Choctaw County Sheriff requested OSBI investigative assistance after receiving information that 33-year-old Boswell officer Shawn Karr pawned four of his department firearms.

The investigation resulted in Karr’s arrest Tuesday at Boswell City Hall. He is facing one count of embezzlement, which is a felony. He was taken to the Choctaw County Jail and his bond was set at $10,000.

 

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