3rd man arrested by Sac & Fox police in alleged kidnap, torture case

Shawnee, Oklahoma (AP)

A third man wanted in the alleged kidnapping and assault of a Meeker man has been arrested by tribal police in Shawnee.

Ed Wilkie was arrested by Sac & Fox police at his home in Shawnee. He’s now in the Pottawatomie County jail without bail on kidnapping and assault and battery charges.

Wilkie is charged in Lincoln County with Kenneth Cowan and Cowan’s son Brian with kidnapping and torturing Anthony Mayfield.

Mayfield says he was held for 14 hours and accused of making sexual comments to two teenage girls.

Kenneth Cowan’s wife Rebecca is charged with being an accessory to a felony.