Man charged with three burglaries

November 16, 2013

A Durant man has been charged with five felonies involving automobile burglaries.

Jak Nicholas Ivie, 20, was charged this week with three counts of second-degree burglary, one count of malicious injury to property over $1,000 and one count of knowingly concealing stolen property.

He is accused of burglarizing vehicles on Quail Ridge Circle and Roadrunner Driver, according to court papers, and also concealing a stolen cell phone plus breaking out a window on a vehicle and causing more than $1,000 in damage.

The charges are the result of an investigation by Durant Police. A warrant was issued for Ivie’s arrest.

In other crimes, Joseph Medaris, 30, Durant, has been charged with assault and battery upon a police officer. According to court papers, he kicked Durant Police Officer Brandon Mitchell in the stomach on Nov. 12. He also is charged with misdemeanor resisting an an officer and public intoxication.

Court papers state Medaris was intoxicated in the 800 block of South Ninth Avenue and that he resistedOffcer Mitchell by trying to kick him. Medaris had his initial court appearance where proceedings against him were stayed pending a competency evaluation on him.

Ronald Anthony Klinekole, 30, Durant, has been charged with failure to comply with the sex offender registration statute.

Klinekole was convicted of second-degree rape in Caddo County. He is now residing in Durant and he failed to register his address with a local law enforcement agency, according to court papers. Klinekole, who was arrested earlier this month by Durant Police, is also charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing an officer.