, Muskogee, OK

January 17, 2013

City woman ordered to prison

Nunley’s deferred sentences in two cases revoked

By Dylan Goforth
Phoenix Staff Writer

— A Muskogee woman who was questioned in a homicide, arrested for allegedly dealing PCP, reported missing and then arrested in Tulsa was ordered to prison Thursday.

Tenesha Ann Nunley, 28, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on two cases for which she had previously received a deferred sentence and probation.

Nunley appeared in court with her attorney, Larry Vickers, who told District Judge Tom Alford that Nunley was waiving her preliminary hearing on the two new charges — distribution of controlled dangerous substance and unlawful possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute.

Nunley’s probation was revoked on a 2010 conviction of accessory to felony for housing and feeding suspects from the 2010 Arrowhead Mall shooting as well as 2012 conviction for:

• Obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check;

• Conspiracy to obtain cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses; and

• Contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Assistant Muskogee County District Attorney Jason Perez said Nunley had been “revoked in full” and would face 10 years in prison.

Six months after pleading guilty to the bogus check charge, Nunley was sought for questioning after Skyler Brewer, 26, was shot and killed in the 2000 block of West Broadway. Police determined she had no role in Brewer’s death, but John Cone, who Nunley said was at her house the night of the shooting, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Nunley was arrested Sept. 11 on the distribution and possession with intent charges after officers said they received a tip she was selling PCP out of her home. Less than a week after the arrest, she had bonded out of jail and been reported missing by family members.  

Two months after being reported missing, Nunley was arrested in Tulsa on complaints of speeding in a school zone and obstructing justice. She was extradited to Muskogee and jailed in the Muskogee County/City Detention Center. She was a defense witness Jan. 11 in the final day of Cone’s preliminary hearing on the first-degree murder charge, for which Cone was ordered bound over for trial.   

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