Tag Archives: Ralph Shortey

OKLAHOMA: Former Trump Campaign Chair Gets 15 Years For Sex Trafficking Of Teenage Male Prostitute

Tulsa’s NBC affiliate reports: A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on a child sex trafficking charge. Ralph Shortey was sentenced Monday in federal court in Oklahoma City. He had faced a sentence of up to life in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Shortey pleaded guilty in November in ...

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OKLAHOMA: Cops Release Body-Cam Footage Of Family Values Pol In Hotel Room With Teenage Male Hooker

The boy does not appear in the clip, presumably because he was a juvenile. Oklahoma City’s ABC affiliate reports: Police have released body-camera footage of the March night when officers found former state Sen. Ralph Shortey in a motel room with an underage boy. Before police entered Shortey’s room at the Super 8 along Interstate 35 near Northeast 12th Street, ...

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Former GOP State Senator Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Asks For Bail Because His Kids Are Homeschooled

Oklahoma City’s NBC affiliate reports: A former state senator could face up to life in prison after pleading guilty to child sex trafficking. Former Sen. Ralph Shortey, 35, entered a guilty plea Thursday after being caught with a 17-year-old boy at a motel. On March 9, the Moore Police Department was called shortly before 1 a.m to the Super 8 ...

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OKLAHOMA: Family Values Former GOP State Rep To Plead Guilty To Child Trafficking, Ten Year Sentence

Tulsa World reports: Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey has agreed to plead guilty to a child sex trafficking offense for offering to pay a 17-year-old boy for sexual “stuff” last March. In exchange for his guilty plea, federal prosecutors have agreed to drop three child pornography counts against him. A jury trial for Shorty had been set to begin Dec. ...

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OKLAHOMA: Two Coworkers Knew About Child Porn On Computer Of Former Trump State Campaign Chair

The Associated Press reports: At least two people knew about child pornography on former Republican state Sen. Ralph Shortey’s computer at the Oklahoma Capitol, but failed to disclose that information to authorities until years later after police reportedly found Shortey in a motel room with a 17-year-old boy, according to newly released court records. The application for a search warrant ...

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OKLAHOMA: Family Values GOP Former State Trump Campaign Chair Sought “Boy Or Bromance” Says FBI

Tulsa World reports: The investigation of former state Sen. Ralph Shortey uncovered evidence that he posted Craigslist ads several times “attempting to solicit young males for sexual contact,” the FBI reports. “Need a boy or bromance,” he stated in two Craigslist ads, according to the FBI. “Looking for younger the better (legal) white or mixed.” He received “hundreds of pornography ...

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OKLAHOMA: New Child Porn Charges For Former GOP State Senator Busted For Hiring Teen Male Prostitute

Oklahoma City’s ABC affiliate reports: Four federal child porn-related charges have been filed against former state Sen. Ralph Shortey, according to court documents. The charges include two counts of transportation of child pornography, production of child pornography and child sex trafficking, the court documents said. The two transportation of child pornography charges stem from allegations that he used a smartphone ...

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OKLAHOMA: Court Docs Reveal Former GOP Senator Agreed To Bareback Sex With “Boy Pussy” Prostitute

Court documents made public at Friday’s arraignment of former Oklahoma GOP state Sen. Ralph “Family Values” Shortey appear to reveal that he agreed to ejaculate in the “boy pussy” of the teenage prostitute he is alleged to have hired. Oklahoma City’s NBC affiliate reports: Ralph Shortey, a Republican from Oklahoma City who represented the state’s 44th senate district, was charged ...

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OKLAHOMA: GOP State Senator Charged With Child Prostitution To Resign Today, Dem Announces Bid

Tulsa World reports: The Oklahoma Senate does not need a conviction to expel Sen. Ralph Shortey, who is facing child prostitution charges, experts said. But in the end, it might not matter. An attorney for Shortey told The Oklahoman late Monday that the senator will step down. He has hired Oklahoma City attorney Ed Blau, a former prosecutor, as his ...

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OKLAHOMA: Even If Convicted Of Child Prostitution, Accused GOP Senator Will Get His Pension [VIDEO]

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and leaders of both state parties last night called for the resignation of Sen. Ralph Shortey. If his resignation doesn’t come immediately, the Senate will likely act to expel him early next week. Meanwhile there’s this: Shortey, 35, has been in office long enough that he will get his state retirement. There is a law that ...

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OKLAHOMA: GOP Senator Surrenders On Three Felony Child Prostitution Charges, More Details Emerge

The Oklahoman reports: Suspended state Sen. Ralph Shortey turned himself in Thursday after being charged with three felonies involving child prostitution accusations. Shortey, 35, was charged in Cleveland County District Court after a police investigation into his stay at a Moore hotel with a 17-year-old boy. Shortey is charged with engaging in child prostitution, engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet ...

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OKLAHOMA: Republican State Senator Found With Teen Male Prostitute Offered Cash For “Sexual Stuff”

The Oklahoman reports: An Oklahoma state senator offered money to a teenage boy for “sexual stuff” and was found with him in a hotel room that reeked of “raw marijuana,” authorities said. State Sen. Ralph Shortey, 35, and the teenager admitted to police they had engaged in conversations “pertaining to sexual activities in exchange for money,” a police detective wrote ...

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OKLAHOMA: Soliciting Prostitution Charges For GOP Senator Busted In Hotel Room With Underage Boy

Oklahoma City’s ABC affiliate reports: Moore police have recommended three prostitution-related charges against State Sen. Ralph Shortey. The charges include: soliciting prostitution of a minor, prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church and transporting for the purpose of prostitution. Police say the investigation started after a man was found in a motel room with an underage boy. Employees at the ...

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OKLAHOMA: Cops Find GOP State Senator (And Trump Campaign Chair) In Hotel Room With Teen Boy [VIDEO]

The Oklahoman reports: Police here are investigating why state Sen. Ralph Shortey was in a hotel room last Thursday with a teenage boy. Police are reviewing text messages purportedly exchanged between Shortey and the teenager as part of the investigation, The Oklahoman has learned. Police became involved because of concerns raised by a relative of the boy. Cleveland County District ...

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