County man threatens Sheriff's Office deputy
December 17, 2020
A Crook County resident faces felony charges after being arrested for driving under the influence and allegedly threatening to cause bodily harm to a law enforcement officer.
On the evening of December 6, a Crook County Sheriff’s Deputy was traveling south on Pine Ridge Road when he observed some debris in the southbound lane of travel. He pulled over, activated his emergency lights and removed the vehicle.
As he did so, he reports that an ATV approached from the north and came to a stop behind his vehicle. The driver, identified as Franklin Oplinger, dismounted from the ATV and allegedly...