The Guthrie Police Department arrested four Stillwater teenagers after a drive-by shooting that occurred in a Guthrie neighborhood on Saturday, October 20.
At approximately 7:18 p.m., a 911 call reported gun shots from a black Dodge Charger with multiple male passengers in the 100 block of Apollo Pl.
En route to the call, officers saw a vehicle matching that description in the 500 block of W. Noble Ave. Assisted by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, officers conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle, ultimately detaining three adult males and one juvenile male after seeing shell casings inside the vehicle and a bullet hole in the spoiler on the trunk.
Sgt. Jeremy Thorne with the GPD said in a press release that officers discovered numerous shell casings on the roadway at the scene of the drive-by shooting. Bullet holes were discovered in the side of the house and on two vehicles parked in front of the residence
The family inside reported no injuries. One family member told police they believed this was related to another family member that had assisted with a drug deal gone bad.
Two handguns were recovered with bullet casings consistent with those discovered at the scene. Inside the vehicle and on the person of the arrestees, officers discovered 3.8 grams of marijuana and multiple pills, believed to be ecstasy, Thorne said.
Three Stillwater 18-year-olds, Ronnie Ray Boyd, Jr., Thomas Wade Willard, Jaylen Rashad Mitchell, and one 17-year-old juvenile were arrested following police investigations.
The young adults were charged with multiple counts including Willfully Discharging a Firearm Into A Dwelling; Conspiracy to Commit Felony; Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Marijuana.