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Current, Former Rogers County Commissioners Indicted For Embezzlement

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Rogers County Commissioner Mike Helm (left) former Rogers County Commissioner Kirt Thacker. Rogers County Commissioner Mike Helm (left) former Rogers County Commissioner Kirt Thacker.
Mug shots of Helm and Thacker from Rogers County jail. Mug shots of Helm and Thacker from Rogers County jail.
ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma -

A grand jury indicts both a current and former Rogers County Commissioner on charges of embezzlement and conspiracy.

Former commissioner Kirt Thacker is accused of selecting a private contractor to make highway improvements without going through the public bidding process.

4/24/2015 Related Story: Former Rogers County Commissioner Arrested For Embezzlement

Thacker also faces embezzlement charges in Rogers County for using county equipment and employees for work on his own property.

Current commissioner Mike Helm was charged with selling scrap metal belonging to the county and keeping the money for himself.

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