McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 1, 2014

Suspects CAPTURED in robbery attack

By Jeanne LeFlore
Staff Writer

McALESTER —



Police say they have found a vehicle connected to the beating and robbery of some $10,000 in casino winnings of a 69- year-old McAlester man.

The vehicle was found deserted on Saturday in Wilburton on State Highway 1, according to McAlester Police Det. Sgt. Chris Morris.

McAlester police and the U.S. Marshals office are working on the case and arrest warrants have been issued for Rocky Blackman and Toni Fourkiller in connection with the March 23 attack of Phillip Ira Stephens who was attacked after he left the Choctaw Casino in McAlester, Morris said.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to contact the McAlester Police Dept. at 918 423-1212.



This story will be updated once more information is released.



Police say they have captured a McAlester couple wanted in connection with the beating and robbery of some $10,000 in casino winnings of a 69- year-old McAlester man.

Krebs Police Officer Eli Has  apprehended Rocky Blackman and Toni Fourkiller about 6 p.m. this evening in connection with the March 23 attack of Phillip Ira Stephens.

Stephens was attacked at his McAlester home after he left the Choctaw Casino in McAlester with more than $10,000 in winnings.

The two were arrested after police followed up on a lead at the Park Place Apartments in McAlester, Morris said. They are currently being held at the Pittsburg County Jail.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.comPolice say they have found a vehicle connected to the beating and robbery of some $10,000 in casino winnings of a 69- year-old McAlester man.

The vehicle was found deserted on Saturday in Wilburton on State Highway 1, according to McAlester Police Det. Sgt. Chris Morris.

McAlester police and the U.S. Marshals office are working on the case and arrest warrants have been issued for Rocky Blackman and Toni Fourkiller in connection with the March 23 attack of Phillip Ira Stephens who was attacked after he left the Choctaw Casino in McAlester, Morris said.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to contact the McAlester Police Dept. at 918 423-1212.



This story will be updated once more information is released.



Police say they have captured a McAlester couple wanted in connection with the beating and robbery of some $10,000 in casino winnings of a 69- year-old McAlester man.

Krebs Police Officer Eli Has  apprehended Rocky Blackman and Toni Fourkiller about 6 p.m. this evening in connection with the March 23 attack of Phillip Ira Stephens.

Stephens was attacked at his McAlester home after he left the Choctaw Casino in McAlester with more than $10,000 in winnings.

The two were arrested after police followed up on a lead at the Park Place Apartments in McAlester, Morris said. They are currently being held at the Pittsburg County Jail.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com

Police say they have found a vehicle connected to the beating and robbery of some $10,000 in casino winnings of a 69- year-old McAlester man.

The vehicle was found deserted on Saturday in Wilburton on State Highway 1, according to McAlester Police Det. Sgt. Chris Morris.

McAlester police and the U.S. Marshals office are working on the case and arrest warrants have been issued for Rocky Blackman and Toni Fourkiller in connection with the March 23 attack of Phillip Ira Stephens who was attacked after he left the Choctaw Casino in McAlester, Morris said.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to contact the McAlester Police Dept. at 918 423-1212.

This story will be updated once more information is released.

Police say they have captured a McAlester couple wanted in connection with the beating and robbery of some $10,000 in casino winnings of a 69- year-old McAlester man.

Krebs Police Officer Eli Has  apprehended Rocky Blackman and Toni Fourkiller about 6 p.m. this evening in connection with the March 23 attack of Phillip Ira Stephens.

Stephens was attacked at his McAlester home after he left the Choctaw Casino in McAlester with more than $10,000 in winnings.

The two were arrested after police followed up on a lead at the Park Place Apartments in McAlester, Morris said. They are currently being held at the Pittsburg County Jail.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com