Ponder To Go To Trial For His Role In Bagnell Dam Shooting Death

Crime Local News Thursday, December 16th, 2021

A Preston man will go to trial for his role in the July 15th shooting death of another man during an exchange of gunfire along the Bagnell Dam Strip.

Tonka Way-Con Ponder appeared, Tuesday, in Miller County Associate Court for a preliminary hearing in which the judge ruled that Ponder was involved in the death of Blane Scot Curley, of Camdenton.

Ponder, who is free on a $5-thousand cash bond, was bound over to the circuit court with an arraignment set for December 28.

A second man, Daniel Kurtzeborn of Iberia, is also charged in connection to the incident.

Kurtzeborn was scheduled to be in court Wednesday.

Crime Local News Thursday, December 16th, 2021

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