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Monday, October 17, 2011

[OK] Fired for alleged tactical DV assault Trooper Hanson cleared and wants job back

...Prosecutors allege that on April 6, [Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Milton Dexter] Hanson grabbed Bertrand's arms, pushed her and - once she was on the ground - held her down by putting one of his hands on her neck. He then placed his other arm on one of the woman's arms to prevent her from moving... "The victim told us that she does not want to pursue the case"...

NEWS EXCERPTS FROM APRIL AND THIS MONTH:

OHP TROOPER ARRESTED IN ASSAULT CASE, PUT ON LEAVE

Tulsa World
David Harper
4/16/2011
[Excerpts] An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been placed on paid administrative leave after being arrested on a misdemeanor domestic assault and battery charge. Milton Dexter Hanson, 48, also was charged Friday in Tulsa County District Court with interference with an emergency phone call. Prosecutors allege that he took a phone away from Stephanie Bertra... Prosecutors allege that on April 6, Hanson grabbed Bertrand's arms, pushed her and - once she was on the ground - held her down by putting one of his hands on her neck. He then placed his other arm on one of the woman's arms to prevent her from moving, the charge allege... [Full article here]

FORMER STATE TROOPER IS CLEARED IN DOMESTIC CASE
Tulsa World
Bill Braun
10/12/2011
[Excerpts] A domestic assault and battery case against a man who recently lost his job as an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been dismissed. Milton Dexter Hanson, a veteran trooper, was charged with two misdemeanors - domestic assault and battery and interfering with an emergency phone call... Both counts were dismissed Monday. "The victim told us that she does not want to pursue the case," First Assistant District Attorney Doug Drummond said... Hanson was fired in September from his job as a trooper. He is appealing that termination order... [Full article here]
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