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Federal Grand Jury Indicts A Rogers County Commissioner

A Rogers County Commissioner is facing federal conspiracy, money laundering and fraud charges.

Randy Baldridge was arrested Tuesday morning and the News on 6 was in the courtroom, when he arraigned before a federal magistrate.

A federal grand jury indicted Baldrige on nine felony counts. According to court documents, the commissioner and a group of co-conspirators filed fake purchase orders and work contracts with the county, then took the money and services for themselves. Baldridge is accused of defrauding Rogers County out of $5,000; some of it federal grant money.

Baldridge entered a 'not guilty' plea and was released on bond.

He says he does not plan to resign from the county commission. Baldridge is currently running for re-election.
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