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September 12, 2013

Hearing rescheduled in robbery case

A Muskogee man scheduled to go before a judge Thursday on robbery charges will return to court in November.

Deontee Eugene Newton, 20, was charged Sept. 3 with felony conjoint robbery in Muskogee County, according to court filings.

Newton is accused of taking $600 from Johnathan Fort at gunpoint and hitting him in the head.

The preliminary hearing is rescheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 14.

A revocation hearing for prior suspended sentences is scheduled at that time.

Newton is in the Muskogee Count/City Detention Facility with bond set at $115,000.

 

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