Three Oklahoma County Jail inmates charged in connection to September disturbance
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —
Three inmates have been charged in connection to a disturbance last month at the Oklahoma County Jail.
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Mark Opgrande reports that Mario James Normore, Shamar Greer and Jaleel Green broke out of their cells Sept. 23 charged at an officer doing rounds. The officer was able to fire pepper balls into the pod and escape to lock down the area.
During the incident, the men allegedly destroyed four surveillance cameras, ceiling tiles and several sprinkler heads. After the sprinkler heads were destroyed water leaked on the floors below.
Normore is accused of tying a shank to his hand during the incident, while the other two men were reportedly armed with broom handles.
A tactical team was called to the jail to escort the inmates out.
Normore, 27, is accused of four homicides in the metro, as well as 10 armed robberies. He now faces complaints of assault with a dangerous weapon, injuring or damaging county property and incitement to riot.
Greer, 19, was arrested in July 2017 in connection to the murder of a man. He now faces complaints of assault with a dangerous weapon, injuring or damaging county property, incitement to rio and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
Green, 19, was taken into custody in connection to a 2017 drive-by shooting. He now faces complaints of injuring or damaging county property, incitement to riot and assault and battery.
Opgrande reports that all damage from the incident has been repaired.