OKC Man Arrested For Cocaine Works For DHS

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 10:01 pm
By: News 9

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) has confirmed that a man arrested for cocaine possession over Christmas weekend is a child welfare specialist with the agency.

According to Oklahoma City Police, officers found Terry Pursell parked at a Braum's on South May Avenue. Officers said Pursell tried to drive away, but they were able to pull him over.

During the arrest, Pursell told police he worked for the DHS and was worried about losing his job.

Pursell is currently in jail on $3,500 bond.