[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0637]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "POLICEMAN ON THE SPOT" Here's what happened when a police car (right) driven by George Thomas "Pike" Newton, police lieutenant, struck the rear end of another vehicle (left) in the 4800 block NW 10 Tuesday night. The second car driven by Guy Roscoe Smith, 52, of 935 N MacArthur, was rammed into a parked car near the intersection. Newtown's car was struck after the accident by a fourth car driven by Coyle L. Ambrister, 2445 SW 13. The policeman was given a drunkometer but tested zero, officers said. ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. February 28, 1952.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0637]
  • Added Title: Policeman On The Spot

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "POLICEMAN ON THE SPOT" Here's what happened when a police car (right) driven by George Thomas "Pike" Newton, police lieutenant, struck the rear end of another vehicle (left) in the 4800 block NW 10 Tuesday night. The second car driven by Guy Roscoe Smith, 52, of 935 N MacArthur, was rammed into a parked car near the intersection. Newtown's car was struck after the accident by a fourth car driven by Coyle L. Ambrister, 2445 SW 13. The policeman was given a drunkometer but tested zero, officers said. Charges of driving without a license were filed against Newtown and Smith."

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PublishDate: 2-28-1952 Oklahoman

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • February 28, 1952

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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0637], photograph, February 28, 1952; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc220423/: accessed December 13, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.