OU chaplain lured man from home

Oklahoma football chaplain and Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes representative Kent Bowles was arrested on drug and larceny charges Wednesday after allegedly taking pills from a Norman, Oklahoma, residence.

The arrest was originally reported by The Oklahoman.

Bowles, 45, was arrested by Norman police on Wednesday after he allegedly took pills from a residence. According to an affidavit, Bowles admitted taking several pills, including some pills identified as Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, from the residence. Four charges were filed against Bowles on Thursday, including counts of larceny and possession of controlled substance.

Bowles allegedly came up with a plan to lure the owner of the residence out of the home by convincing him the FCA had an agreement with Ferguson GMC, a local car dealership, for a donation if the FCA reached a set number of test drives. There was no such agreement between the FCA and Ferguson GMC, according to the affidavit, but the vehicle was made available to the FCA.

The owner of the residence agreed to take the test drive, leaving Bowles in the home, but he notified a fellow resident that Bowles would be at the home alone. The other resident monitored Bowles via a security camera on her cell phone, then notified the male resident when Bowles began to "navigate through their house," prompting the man to return.

Bowles has worked with the Oklahoma Fellowship for Christian Athletes for over 20 years and has been working in the Norman area for the past nine years.