Checotah Police Officer Arrested On Drug Complaint

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 3:31 pm
By: News On 6

A Checotah K9 officer has been arrested following a report of missing drugs, according to the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation. Matthew Benton LeMasters, 35, is in the McIntosh County Jail on a complaint of obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud.

The Checotah police chief requested the OSBI investigate the missing drugs about a month ago, a news release states. On Friday night, the investigation resulted in the arrest of LeMaster's arrest.

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics assisted with the investigation.