Police Officer Formally Arraigned

Sunday, September 16th 2007, 2:50 pm
By: News On 6

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - A recently retired Bartlesville police officer has been formally arraigned after being charged with stealing seized drugs from the department's evidence room. A Washington County District Court judge entered a plea of not guilty on Thursday for 46-year-old Kyle Willaford, who stood in silence during the court hearing.

Willaford's trial is set to begin on December 19.

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