Man arrested for waving machete in south Tulsa


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Norm Osteen
Norm Osteen
Updated: 1/21 10:19 am Published: 1/21 10:16 am


A man accused of threatening to kill people with a machete is in jail.

Police were called to deal with 42-year-old Norm Osteen around midnight on Monday. Police said he was waving a machete outside an apartment complex near 81st and Yale.

Officers say Osteen refused to drop the weapon and threatened an officer, so they used a taser on him.

He's being held on complaints of domestic violence and assaulting an officer.


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Mayor Maynot - 1/21/2014 11:49 PM
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Unwashed mass (dirty sermon) #8 ^]]. He does not look too much the worse for the wear. Hit them with that taser and they find a new language to say uncle.

Unwashed Mass - 1/21/2014 11:12 AM
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"Assaulting an officer" means they beat him up. That's why we have dashcam video.
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