Prosecutors Charge Man Accused Of Dumping Biohazard Containers I - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Prosecutors Charge Man Accused Of Dumping Biohazard Containers In Arkansas River

Posted: Updated:
PAWNEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -

Pawnee County prosecutors charged the man accused of dumping at least 15 biohazard containers into the Arkansas River.

An affidavit says Garrett Gibson admitted he stole the dirty medical supplies from St. John Medical Center in Tulsa.

The report says he stole them to get morphine and other drugs from the contaminated boxes then tossed them.

3/20/2015 Related Story: Ralston Man Charged With Stealing Medical Waste From St. John

A boater and investigators found dirty needles, syringes and vials of blood on the river banks early this month.

Court records say Gibson told investigators he knew throwing the medical waste in the river could hurt someone and that he messed up.

Special Features

Bridge Tracker

How safe are Oklahoma?s bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

Fallen Heroes

The News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on The News On 6? Find it here!

Murrah Bombing Timeline

Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Cold Cases

    Join Lori and local homicide detectives as they search for Cold Case clues.

  • Crime Survival Guide

    What can you do to survive a crime? Find advice for personal safety here.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.