Man Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Hospital Personnel and Owasso Police Officers

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Gregory Thomas Forest

07/10/2018 –  Sunday evening, at approximately  10:30 p.m., Owasso Police were dispatched to  St. John Hospital on reports of a man assaulting  hospital staff.

Owasso Officers arrived to find a man, identified as Gregory Thomas Forest, 63, of Claremore, physically fighting a security officer as well as a nurse.  Police quickly restrained the suspect.

Hospital personnel reported that Forest first became upset when being treated by a doctor and struck the doctor with a wheelchair. Hospital Security was then called, and he allegedly began physically fighting  the security guard.

Once arrested,the report states  Forest became combative with officers, striking officers and kicking the back of the the police car, causing damage to the vehicle.  When the officer arrived at the police station to book Forest, reports state he was still combative when removing him from the vehicle.

Forest was transported to the Tulsa County Jail. He is being held on the following charges:

AGGRAVATED A&B ON SCHOOL EMPLOYEE/EMERGENCY PERSONNEL     Surety Bond $0.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
AGGRAVATED A&B ON SCHOOL EMPLOYEE/EMERGENCY PERSONNEL     Surety Bond $0.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
AGGRAVATED A&B ON POLICE OFFICER     Surety Bond $7,500.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
A&B ON POLICE OFFICER     Surety Bond $0.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
A&B ON SECURITY GAURD     Surety Bond $0.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
MALICIOUS INJURY T/PROPERTY (LESS $2500)     Surety Bond $0.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)

 

A court date has been set for July 16th, 2018.




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