, Muskogee, OK

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May 2, 2013

$100,000 bond set on drug, gun counts

— A Muskogee man was ordered held on $100,000 bond Wednesday on drug, gun and child neglect charges.

William Ortega, 47, was charged with:

• Trafficking in illegal drugs.

• Possession of a firearm during commission of a felony.

• Child neglect.

Ortega was arrested Friday in a raid at his home in the 300 block of North G Street.

Court documents state he possessed 3.5 ounces of methamphetamine, as well as a shotgun and five handguns during the raid.

A 6-year-old child resided in the house, according to court documents.

Ortega is set to return to court at 9 a.m. May 15 for a sounding docket to set a date for his preliminary hearing.


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