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Sat July 16, 2011

Grand Jury to Meet

Oklahoma City, OK –
Oklahoma multicounty grand jury to meet Monday

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's multicounty grand jury is scheduled to meet for the first time since September.

Attorney General Scott Pruitt's Office says the grand jury will convene on Monday and take testimony on issues it is investigating until Wednesday. Testimony before the grand jury is secret and its meetings are closed to the public.

The attorney general's office supervises the grand jury's investigations. Assistant Attorney General Charles Rogers is chief of the Multicounty Grand Jury Unit.

The grand jury has jurisdiction to investigate possible criminal wrongdoing in all 77 Oklahoma counties, assisting local law enforcement as well as investigating matters of state interest.

The state's 12th multicounty grand jury wrapped up its work in September. It indicted 10 people and participated in investigations involving 145 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.