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May 15, 2013

City briefs: Ducks Unlimited, Chickasaw meeting, bank robbery arrest

NORMAN — Ducks Unlimited banquet Saturday

Cleveland County Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual fundraising banquet and auction Saturday at the Optimists Club Gym, 1005 S. Lexington Ave., in Norman.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with a Whole Hog buffet dinner served at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase on Saturday night. Cost is $45 for single and $75 per Chickasaws for meeting.

Purcell Chickasaw meeting

The Purcell Chickasaw Community Council will meet at 7 p.m. May 28, at the Chickasaw Regional Office, 1603 S. Green, in Purcell.

Social hour will begin at 6 p.m., sausages, salad and beans will be provided. Other food and drink contributions are welcome. Note: Peanut products will be removed until after the meeting due to food allergies.

The council will receive a report from tribal legislators. A tribal election forum will be held next month.

All interested citizens are encouraged to attend. For more information on the council, call Carolee Maxwell, 527-7676 or Angie Wallace, 615-8863.

Bank robbery arrest made

Oklahoma City Police arrested a man around noon Tuesday who allegedly robbed the OU Federal Credit Union in Norman last week.

Dontae Lamar Galloway, 23, of Oklahoma City, was charged in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, on Monday for the robbery of the OU Federal Credit Union at 2000 W. Lindsey St.

Galloway allegedly robbed the bank on May 7. After Galloway was charged, a federal arrest warrant was issued.

Oklahoma City police arrested the 23-year-old at an apartment complex in the 2800 block of Southwest 59th Street in Oklahoma City. He was arrested without incident, according to an FBI press release.

Galloway also is believed to be responsible for the robbery of the Bank of Oklahoma, 3501 N.W. Expressway in Oklahoma City, on Thursday, the release stated.

“The FBI would like to thank the Oklahoma City Police Department, Norman Police Department and the Tecumseh Police Department for their assistance in this investigation resulting in today’s arrest,” the release stated Tuesday. “The public is reminded a charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.”

— Transcript Staff.

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