MOORE, Okla. — Days after a former Oklahoma state senator pleaded guilty to federal child sex trafficking, police released body cam footage of the call that led the elected official to be charged with sex crimes by the state.
Shortey, a former Republican state senator from Oklahoma City, was charged in federal court in September after a months-long investigation that started in March 2017 when he was found in a Moore hotel room with a 17-year-old boy.
Police were called to the Super 8 Motel in the early morning hours of March 9th for a welfare check. Moore police released body cam video Monday from multiple officers who responded to the call.
“So what are they saying?” asked one of the responding officers.
“Well, drug related, maybe,” replied another officer. “Maybe was coming here to buy some weed. Either here for narcotics, or prostitution