Guthrie Officer Fired Following Complaint Of Unconstitutional Arrest


Monday, October 21st 2013, 4:42 pm
By: News 9


A Guthrie police lieutenant, who is accused of having his wife's ex-husband unjustly arrested, is officially let go by the City of Guthrie on Monday.

Kyle White said Former Lieutenant Mark Bruning had him arrested for public intoxication last month after the Mumford and Sons concert, even though he was not intoxicated.

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White filed a civil rights claim against the city after claiming Bruning, who is married to White's ex-wife, was stalking and harassing him. White is demanding $125,000 from the city.

On Monday, City Manager Sereniah Breland confirmed that Lt. Mark Bruning was officially fired by the city.

In a statement, Breland said she received a recommendation by Chief Devereaux for the termination.

The firing was also agreed upon by the Disciplinary Hearing Panel.