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Suspect in 2012 Creek County wildfire, Billy Cloud, released on $100K bond

Posted at 6:19 PM, Aug 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-17 19:56:12-04

CREEK COUNTY, Okla. – The man accused in the 2012 wildfire that destroyed hundreds of homes is now out on bond. 

Billy Cloud was released on $100,000 bond Wednesday, according to official documents. Cloud was arrested in April, four years after allegedly starting the fire that charred nearly 60,000 acres.

Cloud's arrest was the result of a warrant sweep in Creek County conducted by members of the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force and Deputies from the Creek County Sheriff’s Office.

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