According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, OSBI special agents and a deputy with the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office arrested a former police officer on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in the OSBI McAlester field office.
Jerry “Jay” Lynn Gragg, Jr 41, was arrested on four felony counts – one count of forcible sodomy, two counts of sexual battery, and one count officer accepting a bribe.
These complaints stem from allegations relating to a traffic stop January 21, 2017, when Gragg worked as a police officer for the city of Savanna.
Gragg made a traffic stop and told the female driver she was driving on a suspended license. Gragg said he would take her to jail unless she could pay the fine in full. The woman did not have enough money. Gragg then began making sexual advances toward the woman. During the traffic stop, Gragg forced her to touch his penis and to perform oral sex. After the encounter, the woman left. After she spoke with friends and her pastor, she came forward with the allegations and produced the blouse she wore that day that had a semen stain.
An OSBI DNA analyst lifted a profile from the stain and determined it matched Gragg’s DNA.
Gragg had submitted his DNA during an interview with agents when he denied all allegations.
Gragg was booked into the Pittsburg County Criminal Justice Center.