Chickasha man Elvis Lyn Derr faces charges including a grave charge of rape by instrumentation and a subsequent charge of distributing a controlled and dangerous substance. He now faces two separate bonds, each set at a formidable $50,000.
Chickasha Man Elvis Lyn Derr Arrested for Rape and Drug Distribution
The accused identified as 53-year-old Chickasha man Elvis Lyn Derr, now resides behind bars.
According to a published article, the rape charge was detailed in court documents filed this week and occurred in August 2021. The victim reported being under the influence of a potent drug, a substance they claim was secretly administered to them without their knowledge, allegedly by Chickasha man Elvis Lyn Derr himself.
The victim’s ordeal was not promptly reported. It was then that law enforcement authorities initiated the process of gathering critical DNA evidence. However, the swabbing for DNA evidence did not occur until March of the year 2022.
In May of 2023, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) released the vital DNA evidence.
Chickasha man Elvis Lyn Derr was arrested this week. This time, the allegations point to his involvement in distributing methamphetamine.
Derr’s apprehension unfolded during a drug sting operation conducted by the vigilant Grady County Sheriff’s Department, underscoring law enforcement’s ongoing efforts to combat the scourge of illegal drug distribution.
Chickasha Man Elvis Lyn Derr’s Bond Set at $100,000
According to a published article, the Chickasha man Elvis Lyn Derr now faces two separate bonds, each set at $50,000.
If convicted on the rape charge, Chickasha man Elvis Lyn Derr could be staring at a potential life sentence. The distribution charge carries its own significant weight, with a potential sentence of up to seven years in prison.
The complexities of this case are compounded by the victim’s initial reluctance to report the crime, the delayed gathering of DNA evidence, and the alleged involvement of a second unknown assailant.