Oklahoma Authorities Arrest Suspect In Multi-County Stolen Property Operation

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 10:13 am
By: News 9

Oklahoma authorities arrested a suspect in a large, multi-county stolen property operation Tuesday morning.

With the help from the U.S. Marshal's Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Logan County Sheriff's deputies arrested 44-year-old Allen Travis Hand at his home at about 8:43 a.m. Tuesday. He was transported to the Logan County Sheriff's Office Detention Center.

On October 23, deputies, OSBI agents, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau served search warrants on Hand's home in the 8700 block of Meadow Hill Drive In southern Logan County. They recovered the following items:

1. One ton flatbed pickup truck and car hauler trailer.

2. One Chevrolet Impala (red)

3. Starlight Trailer

4. Gooseneck trailer

5. Dump trailer

6. Polaris ATV

7. Kubota Tractor

8. New Holland Tractor

9. Two electric welders

10. Sixteen 46' metal roof joists

11. Sheet metal roofing

12. Three safes containing:

  • 13 stolen firearms
  • 12 pounds of marijuana
  • $5,000 in cash
  • Numerous boxes of ammunition and ammunition magazines
  • Body armor plates

13. 19.7 grams of methamphetamine

14. Drug packaging materials.

15. Sawed Off Shotgun

16. Key making equipment and blank keys

According to the Sheriff's office, Hand was not located at the time of the warrant. Investigators presented charges to the District Attorney and a warrant was issued on Monday, November 24. The warrant contained the following charges:

1. Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute

2. Unlawful Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute

3. Possession of Controlled Drugs Without a Tax Stamp Affixed

4. Possession of Proceeds Known to be Derived from Violations of the Uniformed Controlled Dangerous Substance Act.

5. Unlawful Use of Surveillance Camera

6. Possession of Firearms During the Commission of a Felony

7. Fifteen (15) Counts of Concealing Stolen Property.

Hand remains in the Logan County Sheriff's Office Detention Center. The bond set on the warrant is $105,000.00. Hand is scheduled for arraignment at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.