A former Ottawa County Sheriff's Detective Troy Leroy Wilmoth, 45, of Miami was charged in Ottawa County District Court and arrested on two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS)-Methamphetamine within 2,000 feet of a School on March 8.
According to Chris Morris with the Ottawa County District Attorney's Drug Task Force, after a search of Wilmoth's residence on March 9, Wilmoth was charged with four additional counts. Oklahoma District Court Records indicates that the charges are for Manufacturing of CDS-Methamphetamine, within 2,000 feet of a School, Delivery of CDS-Meth and Marijuana, within 2,000 feet of a School, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Firearm in Possession of a Felon.
Morris said the Drug Task Force was attempting to execute a search warrant on March 8 at Wilmoth's residence at 115 K SE in Miami and after receiving no response entered the residence. Morris was assisted by Miami Police Officers, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and the Eastern Shawnee Tribal Police. Wilmoth was not at home and officers attempted to locate him.
Drug Task Force officers stopped Wilmoth's vehicle in the 2200 block of East Steve Owens Boulevard around 12:15 p.m.Wilmoth had outstanding felony drug warrants in Ottawa County for Possession of Paraphernalia and CDS- meth and marijuana, and was placed under arrest for these warrants.
According to police reports Wilmoth was transported to the Ottawa County Jail for processing. He was asked if he had anything on him before entering the jail and he replied, “Yes, I have some marijuana in my left front coin pocket.” An officer checked Wilmoth's pocket and located a clear plastic bag containing marijuana.
Morris said the search of Wilmoth's home found 'shake and bake' methamphetamine manufacturing reaction vessels, KEL TEC 9MM semiautomatic pistol, empty boxes of pseudoephedrine, lithium batteries, coffee filters, acids, cold packs, ammonium nitrate, a baggie with a white powdery substance that tested positive as methamphetamine, electronic scales, baggies, marijuana, and a marijuana smoking device.
Wilmoth's residence is approximately 738 feet from NEO A&M College according to Morris' probable cause statement.
Wilmoth appeared in court with his attorney Ron Stockwell on Monday and was to return this morning at 9:30 a.m.
According to Ottawa County Undersheriff Randall Loyd, Wilmoth was remanded to custody and is being held in the Nowata County Jail.