The Edmond Sun

May 1, 2013

Logan Co. burglary investigation nets arrest

Mark Schlachtenhaufen
The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — A metro man’s legal issues have increased due to a Logan County Sheriff’s Office investigation.

At 5:19 p.m. Jan. 14, Logan County deputies were dispatched to the Hunters Ridge housing addition near Forrest Hills and Bryant to take a burglary report, according to information released by the Logan County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators found there was a forced entry into the residence in the late morning hours, according to the agency. Stolen items included computer equipment, camera equipment, children’s electronics, iPods, numerous pieces of high-end diamond jewelry, antique jewelry and rare silver coins.

On Jan. 25, investigators were contacted by the victims who said she had called Amazon about her missing Kindle Fire HD Tablet, and was told it been re-registered under another name, according to the sheriff’s office.

On March 29, investigators received confirmation of their Oklahoma Multi-County Grand Jury subpoena request. It was approved and served to the Amazon Corporation.

On April 24, the subpoena return of information indicated the Kindle Fire HD Tablet was re-registered Jan. 15, the day after the burglary, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office. The computer was registered in the name of Danny Clark who listed an Oklahoma City address, the agency stated.

According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect’s criminal history indicated he was being supervised by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections on numerous active cases.

They included convictions for possession of stolen property, use of an offensive weapon in the commission of a felony, possession of firearms after conviction of a felony, assault with dangerous weapons, pointing firearms, narcotics violations, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and forged instruments.

On April 29, a search warrant was served on the residence. Investigators recovered several items stolen in the Hunter’s Ridge residential burglary, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators also recovered methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, numerous items of stolen property from other burglaries and larcenies.

Logan County Investigators filed charges in Oklahoma County District Court for the meth, drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen property, according to the sheriff’s office.

In addition, investigators discovered several items of stolen property indicating the suspect had allegedly stolen parcels and packages left on porches by UPS, FedEx and USPS, according to the sheriff’s office.

The results of the investigation included: Recovery of stolen property from four additional Oklahoma County cases; recovery of stolen property from Canadian County (Yukon); recovery of stolen property from Cleveland County (Moore); and recovery of stolen property from McClain County (Goldsby).

Danny Clark, 30, of Oklahoma City, was arrested and is being held in the Logan County Sheriff’s Office jail on a $100,000 bond, according to court records. Additionally, the suspect has numerous prior suspended sentences that are in the process of being revoked, the sheriff’s office stated. | 341-2121 ext. 108