Ponca City Attorney Arrested On Felony Charges
Ponca City Now - November 23, 2013 9:26 am
Ponca City Attorney Scott Loftis was arrested Friday on 3 felony charges http://www1.odcr.com/detail?court=036N&casekey=036NCF++1300790
According to a news story posted by okcfox.com Loftis who was a vocal critic of the Kay County DA and others in the county judicial system also declared himself a candidate to run for the DA’s office in 2014. Kay County DA Brian Hermanson removed himself from the investigation because of a possible conflict of interest.
The Oklahoma Attorney General’s office turned the case over to District 10 of Osage and Pawnee Counties. Assistan DA Mike Fisher of District 10 believes the case agains Loftis is strong.
According to court records obtained by okcfox.com a former client of Loftis told investigators he was given cell phones and packages by Loftis during attorney-client visits.