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OSBI: Former Sperry Police officer arrested on drug charges

Posted at 3:05 PM, Dec 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-09 16:05:31-05

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said a former Sperry police officer was arrested on drug charges.

Michael Anthony Townsend, 32, was charged with distribution of controlled substance and attempted unlawful possession of controlled drugs.

OSBI officials said they began investigating Townsend back in October.

When OSBI began their investigation into Townsend, he was a Sperry police officer, officials said.

Officials said Townsend resigned during the investigation.

Townsend was booked into the Tulsa County Jail and is being held on a $15,000 bond, officials said.

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