Cushing Man Accused Of Possessing Stolen Truck
(Stillwater, Okla.) – A Cushing man has been charged with possessing a stolen 2002 Dodge truck on Sept. 5 – two months after he was placed on five years’ probation for possessing methamphetamine on June 1 of this year and unauthorized use of a Jeep found in the Cimarron Casino parking lot in Perkins on June 2 of last year.
In his new case, Zachary Tyler Neal, 27, was ordered held in the Payne County Jail on $7,500 bail pending an appearance with an attorney on Sept. 14, court records show.
Due to his criminal record, Neal could be given a prison sentence of six years to life and a $10,000 fine if convicted of possessing a stolen vehicle after two former felony convictions.
Two months ago, Neal pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine, transporting a loaded Glock 17 gun in the front seat of a vehicle on Oak Grove Road and having drug paraphernalia on June 1, Payne County court records show.
For his drug charge, Neal was placed on five years’ probation except 90 days in jail with credit for time served, along with an order to comply with the methamphetamine registry, perform 50 hours of community service, have a substance abuse evaluation, follow any recommendations, undergo random drug testing, and pay the cost of his incarceration as well as $1,250 in fines and assessments, court records show.
For transporting a loaded firearm, Neal was given a concurrent 90-day jail term with credit for time served and a $100 fine, court records show. For having drug paraphernalia, Neal was given a concurrent 90-day jail term with credit for time served.
On the same day that he was sentenced on those charges, Neal pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of a Jeep on June 2, 2016, in Perkins, for which he was given a concurrent five-year probationary term except 90 days in jail with credit for time served and a $500 fine, court records show.
Neal had also previously been charged with concealing stolen property in Drumright, a felony that on June 24, 2016, was reduced to misdemeanor petty larceny for which he was given a six-month jail term, all suspended except 21 days with credit for time served, Creek County court records show.