Two from Enid charged with prostitution in Woods County

Further investigation following the April 11 double homicide in Freedom has led to charges being filed against two Enid residents.

Matthew Wallace, special agent with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI), responded to a request from the Woods County Sheriff’s office to assist in the Freedom homicides. The murder victims were Gary Bradt and Timothy Wilcox.

The probable cause affidavit states that during the investigation, three suspects were found in a vehicle and later charged with the murders. Two of the suspects were Elijah Mann and Christopher Padilla. Evidence recovered from the vehicle included two grey ski masks. Padilla stated that the masks were bought by Mia Davis as part of a TikTok and Snapchat trend. Padilla further stated that Davis was “pimped out” by Mann and Nicholas Potter. During an OSBI interview, Mann stated that he had been to Bradt’s home with Davis on April 9, 2024. Mann and Davis were paid by Bradt to engage in sex acts while Bradt filmed with his cell phone. During a separate OSBI interview, Bradt’s friend Dakota Province stated Bradt showed him the video of Mann and Davis having sex at Bradt’s home. Province recognized the location as being in a bedroom in Bradt’s home. Bradt told Province that Bradt had been paying Davis $100 to engage in each sex act with himself and other people while Bradt filmed. The encounters occurred several times beginning in 2023.

During an OSBI interview on April 15, 2024, Davis stated that she met Bradt through her ex-boyfriend, Kristian Fargo. Bradt had given money to Davis several times since they had known each other, but Davis denied doing sex acts for money. Davis admitted to sending sexual videos to Bradt, but stated she could not be charged with anything because there was no “proof.” During an interview with Davis on April 1, 2023, which was part of a separate OSBI investigation involving the rape of Davis’ two-year-old daughter, Davis stated that Fargo had sold Bradt videos depicting sex between Fargo and Davis. Bradt paid between $20 and $100 per video. Davis also admitted sending sexual content to Bradt via Snapchat.

On April 18, Woods County Undersheriff Keith Dale received surveillance video from Dollar General in Waynoka. The video showed Davis, Mann and an unidentified male shopping in the store on April 2, 2024. It was later determined that the unidentified male was Potter. During the course of the homicide investigation, OSBI Agent Wallace received search warrants for Mann’s cell phone contents and Mann’s cell phone records to include location information. Based on AT&T records, Mann was in Freedom on April 3, 2024, from approximately 12:01 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.; April 9, 2024, from approximately 11:56 a.m. to 1:01 p.m.; and April 11, 2024, from 3:21 a.m. to 4:23 a.m.

Several screenshots were located on Mann’s cell phone. In a series of screenshots of text messages from Nicholas Potter, he complained that Mann was not paying Potter what was owed to him. Based on the context, it appeared that the conversation was between Potter and Davis, and that Davis had screenshotted the messages and sent them to Mann.

Potter wrote “Dude just doesn’t give me the money he owes me and that’s the issue, YOU continue to let him break me off. YOU make the money. You said half and half, I literally don’t care if I don’t get it but what I’m going thru money is something I NEED, and you’re word waste (sic) my time. I don’t even wanna come if I’m not making money.”

Davis responded, “I do make the money and all agreed to split it. We just (expletive) up with the Venmo. I will make sure he gives you you’re (sic) money.”

Potter later wrote “I’m the one with the ability to get 100k views a week.”

Davis replied, “I haven’t done anything. I make the money and sit in the back seat. While y’all do the upfront (expletive). And that is fine.”

The screenshots were timestamped April 10, 2024, between 8:30 and 8:39 a.m.

There were several short videos located on Mann’s phone. In a video timestamped April 3, 2024, at 12:35 p.m., Mann was singing while in the front passenger seat of a vehicle and was wearing what appeared to be a grey ski mask that matched the mask located in Padilla’s vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was another male subject wearing a darker colored ski mask.

Based on the timestamp of the video, and Mann’s cellphone record location data, Mann was likely in Freedom during the recording of the video. The interior of the vehicle was consistent with the interior of a vehicle depicted in another video on Mann’s phone recorded on April 6, 2024.

In the April 6 video, Mann recorded from the front passenger seat of the vehicle. Davis was seen sitting in the back seat of the vehicle with a baby in a car seat to her right. Davis poured a Dr. Pepper can into a sippy cup and, referring to her daughter, stated, “if you grow up to be a ho, I swear to God.” Potter was seen in the driver’s seat of the vehicle during the video.

In a photograph timestamped April 6, 2024, at 5:14 p.m. Potter and Mann are in the same vehicle together. There were multiple other videos and photographs on Mann’s phone of Potter and Davis, with Potter wearing a grey ski mask in some.

On May 15, Agent Wallace determined that Bradt’s home at 1275 Dusty Trail in Freedom, where Davis allegedly engaged in prostitution by having sexual intercourse with Bradt and Mann in exchange for money, was within 1,000 feet of the Christian Church of Freedom. Wallace spoke to the pastor of the Christian Church who confirmed the church was still open and was open on April 9, 2024.

Mia Ruth Davis, 22, of Enid, and Nicholas Eric Potter, 20, of Enid, have each been charged with engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church. This felony is punishable by imprisonment for not more than five years and/or a fine of up to $2,500.

Each of them has also been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony. This crime is punishable by imprisonment for up to ten years, or a fine of up to $2,500, or both.

Davis was transported to Woods County from Enid. Her bond was set at $5,000, and her next court appearance has been set for June 11.

A felony arrest warrant has been issued for Potter.

 

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