Former Oklahoma college instructor Bryan Denny arrested after drugs, human jaw bone found in home
A former prison justice teacher at an Oklahoma school was arrested after medicine and a human jaw bone had been discovered inside his campus house, in response to reviews.
The surprising discovery at Bryan Denny’s house was made throughout an Aug. 31 routine security inspection of all scholar and residential residences on campus at Jap Oklahoma State Faculty, in response to an affidavit obtained by the Stillwater News Press.
Denny, who on the time was a prison justice teacher on the college, instantly started “displaying nervous conduct” after he was knowledgeable of the routine check-up of his house, in response to the affidavit.
The 44-year-old then allegedly grabbed a field and “marijuana rolling tray” from his lounge and put them in a rest room drawer, the affidavit states.
That sparked a search warrant accredited by a district decide of the Choctaw Nation on the tribal citizen’s house the place weed, a substance that examined optimistic for cocaine and paraphernalia had been discovered, in response to the report.
Extra shockingly, officers additionally positioned a “black laborious plastic carrying case” that appeared to have a “human jawbone with 5 decayed enamel” inside in response to the affidavit.
After one other search warrant was issued by a decide, authorities discovered three firearms, the Stillwater Information Press reported.
Denny was charged with distribution of a managed harmful substance together with possession with intent, illegal elimination of a useless physique, possession of a firearm whereas committing a felony and possession of marijuana.
He was fired by the college on Sept. 5. Earlier than turning into a prison justice teacher, Denny was the school’s police chief and dean of scholar life throughout his tenure, the report mentioned.
Denny’s attorneys argued the human stays are literally an artifact that was handed right down to him by a member of the family, KFOR reported. His authorized workforce additionally insisted their consumer, who’s a member of the Cherokee Nation, was “a goal of a retaliation marketing campaign by former pals and members of regulation enforcement” in a bid to “destroy man’s fame.”
“The cost is supposed solely for the aim to sensationalize Mr. Denny’s arrest, embarrass him, and disgrace him into pleading to a lesser cost or gentle deal when he isn’t responsible of something,” the law firm Wagner & Lynch said.
“We stay up for our alternative in court docket, and hope that the media will report Mr. Denny’s exoneration with the identical fervor that they report these over sensationalized and trumped-up prices.”