(Stillwater, Okla.) – A Cushing ex-convict on 10 years’ probation in three methamphetamine cases was arraigned Wednesday from the Payne County Jail on multiple charges including illegal possession of a rifle, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and the carcass of a deer hunted without a license.
Kevin Wayne Ledgerwood, 41, was ordered held on $40,000 bail pending a Dec. 1 court appearance when he can seek a preliminary hearing on his felony weapon and methamphetamine counts.
Ledgerwood, as a convicted felon, allegedly illegally possessed a .22-caliber rifle with camouflage tape on the front of the scope, as well as methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and the carcass of a deer taken without a hunting license, all on Nov. 5, according to the charge.
Ledgerwood was also charged with unlawful killing of a whitetail deer and hunting without a license, both on Nov. 1, court records show.
If convicted of all six counts, Ledgerwood could be incarcerated for 31 years plus 90 days and fined $13,700, court records show.
Nine witnesses are listed for the prosecution from the Cushing Police Department, the Payne County Sheriff’s Department, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, court records show.
According to court records, Ledgerwood was placed on 10 years’ probation in April 2013 for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute in Payne County in 2011 and 2012.
In September 2010, Ledgerwood had been placed on 10 years’ probation for possession of substances with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of the drug in Payne County in 2010, court records show.
In December 2006, Ledgerwood had been given two concurrent six-month jail terms for felony domestic abuse in Payne County in 2004 and 2005, court records show.
In April 2005, Ledgerwood had been given a three-year prison sentence from the Drumright division Creek County District Court for possession of a firearm and possession of a drug, both after a felony conviction, of which he served about one and one-half years, state Department of Corrections records show.
In December 1996, Ledgerwood had been given a two-year prison sentence from Lincoln County for delivery of marijuana and served about 10 months, DOC records show.