OSBI arrests Carter County sheriff on a bribery complaint

Ponca City Now - June 2, 2016 10:45 am

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says its agents have arrested Carter County’s sheriff on a bribery complaint.

The OSBI says Sheriff Milton Anthony was arrested at the sheriff’s office about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on the felony bribery complaint. The 65-year-old Anthony was booked into the county jail and bond was set at $20,000.

Details of the bribery allegation were not immediately released. If convicted, Anthony faces a possible sentence of up to 10 years in prison and would be required to forfeit his office.

The sheriff’s office website says Anthony has been sheriff of the county in southern Oklahoma since January 2014 and has 33 years of law enforcement experience.

 

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