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Busted: Four nabbed after callers claim burglary

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Choctaw, Okla. – Four Oklahomans are behind bars after allegedly getting busted for methamphetamine.

According to Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies along with Choctaw Police were called to investigate a burglary in progress.

Callers reported four people attempting to break into a residence in the 15000 block of S.E. 29th street.

When the deputy arrived he spoke with the four people who stated they were attempting to break into a relatives house to get water for their vehicle.

Their story actually checked out after contact was made with the owner of the house who confirmed their story.

Due to suspicious nature of the incident the deputy conducting the investigation discovered that the four Oklahomans had previous criminal records.

The owner of the truck the suspects were driving gave permission to the deputy to search the vehicle, K9 Cairo was brought to the scene and alerted that there were likely drugs inside the vehicle.

Inside the truck deputies recovered 12-grams of methamphetamine, 3-hydrocodone pills, and cash.

69-year-old Richard Mitchell has been booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drug proceeds, with a bond of $40,500.

55-year-old Connie Mitchell has been booked with possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, with a bond of $10,500.

61-year-old Craig Ritchie has been booked with possession of controlled dangerous substance, possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, with a bond of $16,500.

And 46-year-old Lenora Maxwell has been booked with possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, with a bond of $10,500.