The Fort Bliss soldier with Killeen ties who was credited with saving several children during the El Paso mass shooting in August was arrested by the Harker Heights police Wednesday night on a “military desertion warrant out of Fort Hood,” according to a Harker Heights Police Department daily crime report.

According to the report, Pfc. Glendon Oakley Jr. was arrested in the 500 block of Central Texas Expressway at 11:09 p.m. on the warrant.

Glendon Oakley

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Staff reporter Monique 'Mo' Brand joined the Herald fulltime in May 2019. Before that, she covered border coverage and county government in Arizona. She also worked as a reporter in Kerrville, Los Angeles, and Norfolk Virginia. Monique grew up in Killeen.

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