Oklahoma man sentenced in shooting at Missouri police car
April 25, 2021
NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — An Oklahoma man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Monday for his role in a case where shots were fired at a Seneca, Missouri, police officer's vehicle during a pursuit.
Kenneth C. Nelums, 61, of Picher, Oklahoma, was sentenced after he entered an Alford plea in Newton County Circuit Court to first-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon in a plea agreement. A third charge of armed criminal action was dismissed, The Joplin Globe reported.
Two co-defendants, Tony L. Helms, 53, of Baxter Springs, Kansas; and Bradley R. Holmes Jr., 24, of Miami, Oklahoma, were each s...