Police: Two Arrested For East Tulsa Armed Robbery - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Police: Two Arrested For East Tulsa Armed Robbery

Posted: Updated:
Russell Thorngren and Elizabeth Hughes booking photos. [Tulsa County jail] Russell Thorngren and Elizabeth Hughes booking photos. [Tulsa County jail]
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Tulsa Police said a couple was booked into jail on complaints of robbery with a dangerous weapon and first degree burglary stemming from an incident at an east Tulsa home.

Detectives arrested Russell Thorngren, 52, and Elizabeth Hughes, 32, following what they called a home invasion style robbery on November 16, in the 8200 block of East 35th Street.

Police said Thorngren admitted to going into the home through an open garage and tied up and robbed the resident at gunpoint. Tuesday, police released a surveillance photo of a woman they said had used one of the victim's stolen credit cards, just after the robbery. They say that woman was Hughes.

Thorngren is being held in lieu of a $182,000 bond at the Tulsa County jail. Hughes' bond is set at  $91,500.

Jail records show both have a court appearance set for November 27.

11/19/2013 Related Story: Tulsa Police Seek ID Of Woman Who Used Credit Card Stolen In Armed Robbery

Special Features

Bridge Tracker

How safe are Oklahoma?s bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

Fallen Heroes

The News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on The News On 6? Find it here!

Murrah Bombing Timeline

Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

Turnpike Interactive

View a historical road map of Oklahoma's turnpike system.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Cold Cases

    Join Lori and local homicide detectives as they search for Cold Case clues.

  • Crime Survival Guide

    What can you do to survive a crime? Find advice for personal safety here.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.