Grady County Sheriff, Others Named In Grand Jury Indictment

Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 6:17 am
By: News On 6

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) -- Grady County Sheriff Kieran McMullen and three others are named in a multicounty grand jury indictment unsealed that accuses them of conspiring to convert the Chickasha Elks lodge into a mini-casino.

The indictment names McMullen and his wife, Chickasha police Lieutenant Helen Mcmullen, Chickasha police Officer Jerry Don Tyler and Grady County sheriff's deputy Robert Clinton Cacy.

Each faces felony counts of conspiracy, conducting illegal gambling and being engaged in illegal gambling as a peace officer They also face misdemeanor counts of permitting gambling and willful neglect of duty.

The indictment follows a yearlong investigation and a September 6th raid of the lodge. The indictment says illegal gambling included slot machines, poker, blackjack and lotteries.