Okmulgee gets third new sheriff - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Okmulgee gets third new sheriff

Updated:
(Okmulgee-AP) -- The musical chair beneath Okmulgee County's sheriff has changed again.

County commissioners yesterday named Undersheriff Ernest Arochato the sheriff's job, effective June first. Arocha will be the county's third sheriff in less than one year.

Arocha will replace Paul Lindemann. Lindemann is resigning after just seven months on the job.

Lindemann was sworn in in October and replaced Audie Cole. Cole quit one month earlier to become police chief in Henryetta.

Cole had succeeded Dayle James, who announced his resignation in March 1999. Arocha has been with the sheriff's department for almost eight years. He was appointed undersheriff in February.
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 - 2017 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.