OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Even though it is against prison rules, several inmates within the Oklahoma corrections system are active on Facebook.
The Oklahoman reported Sunday that nearly three dozen inmates have been disciplined since January 2012 for living a part of their lives online. It also reported that it has found three dozen other inmates online but undetected by prison officials. Typically, inmates caught lose good-behavior credits.
Some of the inmates are convicted murders, another is an armed robber and another is in prison for raping a juvenile.
The newspaper reported that some inmates are even posting photos, including 26-year-old Clifford Putman, a convicted murderer with 200 photos online.
Last year, a guard reported being contacted on Facebook by an inmate. He said he recognized the photos from the prison cell.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
A Krebs man and his 18-year-old son are arrested for possession of meth Wednesday. Agents said a 5 ft. rattlesnake guarded their shake and bake lab.
Bartlesville High School is no longer on lockdown after police say a suspicious backpack found in the hallway contained only school supplies.
A McAlester man is facing federal charges after allegedly installing a hidden video camera in the women's restroom at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant.