James Otterbine, 32, had worked for El Reno with the Police until a month or two ago, a dispatcher told McClatchy.
A former Oklahoma city cop was this week arrested after a woman he allegedly kidnapped escaped from his car and called 911.
James Otterbine, 32, of El Reno, met the wife of Miami online about two months ago, the Miami Herald reported, quoting the police.
Otterbine and the woman continued an online relationship for a number of weeks before he bought her a plane ticket to Oklahoma, she said to the police.
Within a few weeks after her arrival, Otterbine violent, ” she said.
At a given moment, Otterbine allegedly duct-tape and handcuffed her to a chair during an argument, she told the police. On another Otterbine locked her in his basement, threatening to kill her and himself, police said.
Otterbine told the police that his actions were “consensual” because the woman was “rough sex.” He added that one of the “brutal” episodes, his 10-year-old son was present.
On Tuesday, the woman called the police from inside Otterbine the car, but the call was disconnected. The police have to her identity by means of the phone number and contact with her family in Florida, who said that she was to remain with the Otterbine.
As the police drove to Otterbine house, she got another call from the woman who had managed to escape from the Otterbine car.
The police found her in a nearby bank, “battered and bruised,” the Herald reported.
Otterbine was arrested and accused of abduction and ill-treatment in the presence of a 10-year-old child, according to jail records.
“When researchers informed me of the details of this poor girl had been through, I was absolutely mortified, but excited they had survived.”
– Canadian Sheriff Of The Province Of Christ West
“When researchers informed me of the details of this poor girl had been through, I was absolutely mortified, but excited that they had survived,” said the Canadian Sheriff of the Province of Christ the West.
Otterbine was a member of the Geary Police Department until a month or two ago, a dispatcher said. It is not known why he was terminated.
He remained in the jail Saturday with bond set at $ 30,000.
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