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Tulsa K9 Officer Helps Capture Man Fleeing From Chase

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Police say the truck stalled on some railroad tracks just off North Birmingham Place. Police say the truck stalled on some railroad tracks just off North Birmingham Place.
Mug photo of Mitchell Portilloz. Mug photo of Mitchell Portilloz.
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Tulsa Police used a K9 officer to track down and arrest a man after a chase early Friday.

Police tried to stop a pickup driven by Mitchell Portilloz, 50, at 12:30 a.m. near 11th and Delaware after he failed to stop for a red light. The say Portilloz drove off and they gave chase. 

The chase ended when Portilloz' pickup crashed through a fence in the 2400 block of North Birmingham Place and then drove onto railroad tracks where it stalled.

Portilloz got out and ran, but a K9 officer tracked him down.

Police took him to the Tulsa County jail and booked him on complaints of failure to stop for a red light, eluding, leaving the scene of an accident and several outstanding warrants.

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