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OK Senator & Trump Campaign Chair Caught in Motel Room With Underage Boy

Moore, OK — An Oklahoma senator is in hot water this week because a teen boy’s parents called police after finding disturbing text messages between him and their son. When police began their investigation into the texts, they found Senator Ralph Shortey in a motel room with the boy.

According to Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn, authorities are saying the boy is around 16- or 17-years-old. Shortey, who is 35, is now under investigation by Moore Police Department for being caught in a Super 8 Motel with the boy last week.

According to police, after the boy’s parents reported the text messages to them, they began their investigation.

“On March 9 … officers of the Moore Police Department were contacted in reference to a welfare check at a local hotel,” Lt. Kyle Dudley told NewsOK.com. “Responding officers found a juvenile male in a hotel room which was also occupied by an adult male. The circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation and no additional information can be released at this time.”

A worker at the Super 8 confirmed to NewsChannel 4 that “a” Ralph Shortey checked in on March 8th according to their records. Only 30 minutes later, police arrived.

Shortey is married with two children.

Shortey, who has been a senator since 2010, is no stranger to media coverage, as his controversial bills have garnered him quite a bit of attention over the years. Shortey was also the state chair of President Donald Trump’s campaign during the primary elections.

“I am proud and honored to have been tapped as Chairman of the campaign for Oklahoma,” Shortey wrote on his Facebook Sept. 2015, according to The Lost Ogle. “We are very excited for the opportunity to have Mr. Trump here,” he said, announcing a rally for Trump at the Oklahoma State Fair.

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It is important to note that charges have yet to be filed, no suspects have been named in a particular case, and Shortey is presumed innocent until proven guilty. It is also important to note that the legal age of consent in Oklahoma is 16. That being said, the facts of the case so far have led to statements from both Oklahoma Democrats and Republicans.

“The legislature doesn’t need to be focusing on how to deal with or cover up an incident, another incident, like this right now. They need to be working on the business of the people,” Oklahoma Democratic Party Executive Director Sarah Baker said.

“While a final resolution should await completion of the police investigation, Sen Ralph Shortey owes it to his constituents and all taxpayers to suspend himself from all official activities. This is far too embarrassing to have him speak, vote or represent Oklahoma on any issue.”

“The Oklahoma Republican Party takes all accusations against elected officials seriously, especially when the welfare of a minor is involved. We have reached out to Senator Shortey for comment and have not heard back from him at this time. We await the report from law enforcement on whether charges will be filed,” said Pam Pollard, Chairman Oklahoma Republican Party.

When KOCO 5 News went by Shortey’s office, there was a note posted on the door saying Shortey would be out for the week.

Even though the jury is still out on this case, as the Free Thought Project previously reported, former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney says if the government actually investigated it, high-level underage sex trafficking would destroy both Democrats and Republicans.

Matt Agorist is an honorably discharged veteran of the USMC and former intelligence operator directly tasked by the NSA. This prior experience gives him unique insight into the world of government corruption and the American police state. Agorist has been an independent journalist for over a decade and has been featured on mainstream networks around the world. Agorist is also the Editor at Large at the Free Thought Project. , Steemit, and now on Facebook.

 

  • TOPDOG1

    Jailbait?

    • IceTrey

      Not jailbait. The legal age is 16.

      • TOPDOG1

        Maybe a few week keeps them out of prison. It is still morally decrepit.

      • Talcum X

        Just another compromised politico, cheating on his wife, pos.

    • Bruce_Mitchell

      Not when the age of consent is 16. Much as I dislike this senator, there is no legal basis for prosecution here… not in Oklahoma.

      • NON beliver

        Where men er men and sheep er scared…I mean young men er scared. See ya in Church, bring the wife n kids. HAAAA

      • Joe Laporte

        The public eembarrassment is enough

    • Bruce_Mitchell

      16
      In Oklahoma, the age of consent is 16, and the law recognizes an age differential of two years. This means that no person can be convicted of rape or rape by instrumentation with anyone over the age of 14, with that person’s consent, unless the defendant was older than 18 at the time the sexual act occurred.
      Age of Consent in Oklahoma | Oklahoma Legal Group
      http://www.oklahomalegalgroup.com/ageofconsent

  • Guy

    Good job Freethought on your reporting of the local and national smut and innuendo column gossipist. This will keep the tongues wagging and whispers going for months, about the speculation of whom did what to whom, and He said, She said. But as you stated, “Innocent Until Proven Guilty.” Or is he ? Now that his career is over and life destroyed, because of innuendo and association with a possible minor ! He is being *Investigated* for possible *Moral Turpitude,* meaning that the Fed’s, will have there oily, greasy hands all over every facet of his past life, to check and see for themselves, if he is a social deviant, befitting to hold the office he has been intrusted with by the people, that voted for him. Hmmm ! I did’t know we were still living in 1867 Queen Victoria’s age !

    • Bruce_Mitchell

      Yeah, I hear ya. Usually I like Matt’s reporting, but this is just nasty gossip with sly innuendo tossed in when there is no legal basis for any charge, as the age of consent in Oklahoma is 16.

  • Bill Manus

    And everyone’s worried about trans-gendered people using a bathroom.

    • Non-GMO Farm Girl

      It’s a nice diversion. To make it normal.

      • 174thandvyse

        Really? Do transgendered people SCARE you, or something?

        • Non-GMO Farm Girl

          NO. Idiot, Wake up. They are trying to ‘normalize’ all of this stuff to make pedophilia ‘normal’. Do your research.

          • 174thandvyse

            “They”? I request a clarification of the word “they”. Oh, you mean the, ah, “lib’ruls”! Oh, I can see that you did your, ahem, “research”, huh? You obtained your “scientific” (yuk! yuk!) information from the writings of Rush “liberals are evil” Lint-brain, and Sean “I never smoked a joint in my life” Hannity, and who can forget that “Nuclear Physicist”, ah, Pat “I speak for god” Robertson. Yeah, all “great” sources…if you are an IMBECILE! C’mon, get real! The truth is that you, and all of your bible-thumping butt-buddies simply HATE those people, that’s all. You guys CLOAK your prejudices in religion. It has NOTHING to do with “freedom of religion”
            You need to “wake up”. That “born-again” nonsense is just that…NONSENSE! Fundamentalist numbskulls don’t know the first thing about Jesus, and neither do you! Idiot!

      • Bill Manus

        What?
        Normalizing sex crimes by politicians?

        • junktex

          That’s been normalized a while now.In UK,they do not bother to prosecute anymore because it is so common esp. among the elite.

          • Bill Manus

            Sad isn’t it?
            And all those who claim to be “good christians’ or whatever “religion” they claim to follow are usually the worst offenders.

    • anthony james

      I am! Like adult men pretending to be women need to occasion a bathroom with little girls!! You must be one of them! But try to remain on point in future!

      • Bill Manus

        Hey buddy,just an obvious question
        How many times you been in a bathroom with a trans-gendered person?

        • 174thandvyse

          Mr. Manus, why do you even bother trying to debate “Anthony”, a/k/a “Archie Bunker”? You must know that you will not get an intelligent answer. These are prejudiced people, so just forget about it.

  • IceTrey

    The legal age in OK is 16. What’s the problem?

    • NON beliver

      WHATS THE PROBLEM? Just another Bible thumpin’ State with a sicko Fucking young kids and then shovin’ that DEAD JEW up our asses after “Church”. No problem.. I always thought The Bible BELT should be used during Erotic Asphyxiation too.

      • 174thandvyse

        These bible-bangers don’t know the first thing about Jesus.

    • jcd

      18 for homos.

    • TOPDOG1

      Do you even bother to check their ID’s ?

      • IceTrey

        If they can drive to the motel they are good to go. 😉

  • Timothy Belvin

    So……..If “the boy is around 16 or 17-years-old” and “the legal age of consent in Oklahoma is 16”,
    what exactly are they Investigating? Is the kid or the Senator a prostitute? Otherwise, just another sick sexual relationship in a world the increasingly promotes sick sexual relationships.

    • Peace and Love

      Well we already know the Senator is a prostitute…

      • Timothy Belvin

        Haa! And no doubt, much worse!

    • 174thandvyse

      “Sick” especially when the person getting caught tries to portray himself as “holier than thou”. That’s why born-again, so-called “christians” became, ahem, “born-again” to begin with…they were such weak-willed screw-ups that they needed to be “saved” — from themselves. Those people are the furthest thing from being true Christians.

      • Gloria

        So true!

      • Timothy Belvin

        News flash: Hypocrites Walk Among Us. But I don’t think Christians, “Born Again” or not, hold the Patent.

        • Dagwood Bumstead

          Probably not, but when one screams pious-ness then the hypocrisy is important to be noted, no?

          • 174thandvyse

            Mr. Bumstead, these bible-bangers are so brainwashed that they see “hypocrisy” in others, but NEVER see it in themselves, and they are the Kings of Hypocrisy! That’s one reason why that born-again, so-called “movement” NEVER interested me. I am very strong-willed, so their weakness repels me. I want absolutely NO part of their GARBAGE.

          • Dagwood Bumstead

            I grew up in one of those evangelical born again household’s. I absolutely know what you mean.

          • 174thandvyse

            Oooh…I didn’t mean to hit so “close to home”, Dag, I hope that I didn’t offend anybody. Forgive me, sometimes I talk too much.

          • Dagwood Bumstead

            Oh no problem – I agree with you basically. I’m a big boy now. 😁👍

          • Jim Mcleaster

            So christians should be banned and you being strong willed should be able to have sex with kids if you want. Also no one is forcing you to have anything to do with any religion.

          • 174thandvyse

            No, I never said that Christians should be banned. Even those born-again TRYING-TO-BE, ahem, “christians”, shouldn’t be banned. Only so-called “born-again”, ah, “Christians” want to ban anybody, that’s their (and probably your) way. I don’t wanna have “sex with kids” — that’s something that born-again, so-called “christians” like to do, the hypocrites! You born-again, and Fundamentalist, ah, “christians” don’t know the first thing about Jesus Christ.

        • 174thandvyse

          Mr. Belvin…the 1960s ushered in a new GOLDEN age…freedom of thought, freedom of expression…and no matter how hard these “born-again”, or fundamentalist, ahem, “christians” (spelled with a lower-case “c” on purpose) don’t agree with it, it is here to stay, and they MUST accept it. If they wanna live their so-called “straight and narrow” lifestyle, then they are free to do so. It also means that if I, a 1970s Liberated man, choose to live a very liberated lifestyle, then I MUST be allowed to do so, as well.
          Most of the born-again, so-called “christians” that I have known were simply weak-willed individuals who couldn’t handle life! They got involved in gambling, and they messed-up their lives; they got involved with drugs and alcohol, and they messed-up their lives; they got involved in casual sex, and they messed-up their lives; they got involved with Gay sex, and they messed-up their lives. The one common denominator here was that they were weak-willed, and had no willpower whatsoever. So, that means that the problem is within them. Many, in fact MOST, people get involved with those things and they DON’T “mess-up”.
          Here’s an “Inconvenient truth” — Prohibition NEVER works…it never has, and it never will. That’s what these so-called “christians”, or any other religious extremists, have to get into their heads…you cannot, MUST NOT, prohibit people from living their lives as they choose. Do your thing, and let others do their thing, it’s just that simple. Choosing any other course…prohibition, police action…will lead to civil war, and we Seculars will SQUASH the bible-bangers, like the insects that they are! We are getting sick and tired of their bullshit, and we won’t put up with it much longer.

          • Timothy Belvin

            You seem to ignore the obvious. Prohibition exists throughout our society. While live and let live seems a simple answer, in any civilization, laws are established to guide “civilized ” behavior. So it’s really just a matter of who decides which behaviors are acceptable and which are Prohibited. Most religions have similar tenants that that set forth acceptable behaviors. Whether you agree or disagree with “christians”, I think you will find our laws line up pretty well with their ideas of what acceptable behavior is. If you choose to substitute your own personal tenants in certain situations, or disparage all Christians based on the actions of some, it does not make them wrong. Laws are broken every day, as are religious tenants. Doesn’t mean that they don’t have value to society. If you examine your “secular” values, and compare them to religious values, I am quite sure you will find many similarities. But regardless of which values you live by, or wish to see all of society to live by, if you expect 100% adherence, you will be disappointed. You are correct. Humans are weak. Bigotry, close mindedness, and intolerance are also weaknesses.

          • 174thandvyse

            “So it’s really just a matter of who decides which behaviors are acceptable and which are Prohibited”.
            Indeed it is! Now, I have been an herb-smoking aficionado for many years, so I have a good idea of what is right, and what is wrong for me, and since I am very strong-willed, I am very resentful of those weak-willed screw-ups who try to give me orders.
            As I said, if they wanna live an “antiseptic” life, that’s their business. If I do not, then that is MY business, and I want their bible-thumping persecutions against me to stop. In fact, I insist on it. I hurt NO ONE, so I wanna be left alone.

    • jcd

      I think in most states the legal age of consent is sixteen, but only in a heterosexual situation. For a homosexual affair an adult can’t mess with a person under eighteen.

      • Timothy Belvin

        That just doesn’t sound right. Would seem to violate “Equal Treatment Under the Law”. Seems there is an element of Prostitution according to Sandydog’s post below. Which does sound right, and explains the investigation.

        • Dagwood Bumstead

          Agreed. Now if the senator had a supervisory role as a guardian, teacher etc., then this changes. A good attorney might argue that the adult as a senator, would be much like a policeman (an authority figure). Some criminal law should apply then …

    • Johnny Monday

      So it’s ok?

      • Timothy Belvin

        Well…..Ok is a subjective judgement. Legal is what matters when the the cops are involved. Like I said, just another sick sexual relationship in a world that increasingly promotes sick sexual relationships. Personally, I find it repugnant. But I don’t get to make the rules.

    • Lynz Voets

      The age of consent is 16 but the age of majority still applies to digital records. If the teen’s mother found explicit pictures of her son that were sent to the Senator, it’s child porn. Under the State law, a 16 or 17 year old can consent in person; once there is a digital record of it, it’s a Federal issue and out of the hands of the State.

      • Timothy Belvin

        Well the charges have been filed:
        soliciting prostitution of a minor,
        prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church,
        transporting for the purpose of prostitution.

        • Lynz Voets

          Prostitution within 1000 feet of a church? Wow. I knew you could be charged for being within the vicinity of a school but never a church, until now. That’s interesting.

  • tvsgael2

    Mother alerted them, seeing texts that were disturbing. That’s the key to investigating it. Without that, the boy would have not been caught in time. Age isn’t always a legal consideration. We have 21 year olds who should be partying and enjoying life instead of fighting in illegal wars.

  • EB

    Even if the age of consent is 16 it is still not ok for a 35 year old to be banging a 16-17 year old kid. Decent people know not to use teenagers for sex. Not to mention the guy is married. A politician cheating on their wife is no big deal either?

  • Breezy

    Headline makes it sound like its 3 people. So the senator was the campaign chair in Oklahoma. More of a senatorial problem to be dealt with but dragging trumps name through it couldn’t be avoided it would be the lefts missed opp

  • Sandydog

    According to KOCO ” The charges include: soliciting prostitution of a minor, prostitution
    within 1,000 feet of a church and transporting for the purpose of
    prostitution.”

  • Non-GMO Farm Girl

    Do people get in to politics JUST so they can have sex with kids? Sure seems so.

    • TOPDOG1

      No. They usually join the church.

      • Non-GMO Farm Girl

        Yuk yuk yuk

    • 174thandvyse

      Do you go on this board so that you can talk shit? Sure seems so.

  • Non-GMO Farm Girl

    Destroy them all.

  • Raimundo Gant

    Adds to the evidence of pizzagate or motelgate in this case

  • It seems that the sickest individuals in our society go into politics, religion, education or law enforcement.

    It is time to clean house and start anew.

    The Choice is Ours (2016) Official Full Version
    https://youtu.be/Yb5ivvcTvRQ

  • Denis Bourgoin

    Must be either Hillary or Barrack’s fault…..

  • Timothy Gray

    Golly gee, what a surprise! Another atypical example of conservative Christian family values to raise my family by.

  • janvones

    Shortey is already married with two children, why is a 17 year old boy a further surprise? Can’t they get married too, given the recent supreme court abomicision?