TPD: Tulsa suspect, 12&12 staff member arrested in sexual battery incident against female patient

TULSA -- A Tulsa man has been arrested in a sexual battery incident at a local rehabilitation center.

Stafeno Deon Wartson, 42, was arrested after a female patient at 12&12, 6333 E. Skelly Drive, reported that he entered her room and touched her inappropriately.

The witness told a staff member Saturday that Wartson, a medical technician at 12&12, repeatedly touched her, despite her rejecting his advances.

Wartson was sent home after the allegations were made. Monday, he was arrested on complaints of sexual battery.

The investigation also showed Wartson was a sex offender who had failed to register. He also faces charges on failure to register as a sex offender.

His bond has been set at $14,000.

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