Owner of elephants that got stranded has faced scrutiny

This Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, photo provided by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol shows elephants being transferred to another trailer for transportation to Iowa after the floor of the trailer they were riding in started to give way on U.S. 69 near Eufaula, Okla. A veterinarian from the area helped move the pachyderms. (Oklahoma Highway Patrol via AP)

OKLAHOMA CITY — A circus that owns four elephants that were briefly stranded this week along an Oklahoma roadway also had a pachyderm escape its enclosure and roam free through a Wisconsin residential neighborhood last summer, federal records show.