The U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace in Tulsa has charged a former Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics officer with civil rights violations associated to alleged falsified search warrants.
Tommy McGlasson, 37, of Vinita faces two misdemeanor counts of deprivation of rights underneath colour of regulation. The misdemeanor fees had been filed Wednesday in U.S. District Courtroom for the Northern District of Oklahoma.
The knowledge alleges that McGlasson submitted false data to acquire warrants to seek for data contained inside the Fb accounts of two people recognized solely by their initials.
The fees allege that McGlasson falsified the search warrants in September 2020 someplace inside the 11-county area that features Tulsa County and people within the northeastern nook of the state.
Bureau spokesman Mark Woodward stated McGlasson labored on the company from Sept. 20, 2018 to Sept. 22, 2020, when he was given the selection of resigning or being terminated.
“We had been those that found it and alerted outdoors investigators to take over the case,” Woodward stated, referring to the alleged acts.
McGlasson signed a letter of resignation Sept. 22, 2020, efficient that day, Woodward stated.