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Tulsa Deputies Chase, Arrest Two Found On Footpath Behind County Jail

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Ricky Bailey and Joe Cato Ricky Bailey and Joe Cato
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Deputies arrested two men after a chase across Tulsa early Thursday that started just a few feet from the jail. The suspects are identified as 44-year-old Ricky Bailey of Tulsa and 35-year-old Joe Cato of Bristow.

The sheriff's office said the chase started behind the Tulsa County jail in the 300 block of North Denver and ended near I-244 and Mingo.

Speeds during the chase reached 115 mph.

Captain John Bryant said a deputy was checking on a suspicious vehicle on a footpath behind the jail when it took off. The chase ended when the car crashed in a ravine near Interstate 244 and Mingo, landing upside down. The two men inside were taken into custody.

Deputies they found two loaded guns, meth and marijuana in the car. They said the men did not want to say why they were behind the jail.

"I'd love to know what they were doing back there with these loaded firearms and the drugs," Bryant said. "Hopefully, they'll tell us."

Both Bailey and Cato were booked into the Tulsa County jail on numerous complaints including eluding, possession of a firearm and drugs. Cato could also see eluding charges.

Deputies said there was also a woman inside of that car, but they questioned and released her.

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