Person Climbing Devon Tower In Downtown OKC Is Now In Custody

Tuesday, June 14th 2022, 12:30 pm
By: News 9


A person who started a climb up the Devon Tower in downtown Oklahoma City is now in custody.

Oklahoma City police said the climber is being charged with trespassing.

Police confirmed the climber began their ascent just before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

According to a press release sent to News 9, the climber has been identified as 22-year-old Maison Des Champs.

The identity of the climber has not been confirmed by police.

The Devon Tower is the 62nd tallest building in the United States.

Authorities said a drone operator is down below filming the climber. The drone operator was taken into custody.

This is a developing story.