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Suspect Arrested For Theft Following Accident

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A traffic accident on the Turner Turnpike late Wednesday night results in the arrest of Tulsa man for vehicle theft. Creek County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 34-year-old Bobby Joe Johnson after investigating a rollover accident on the turnpike shortly before midnight.

Deputies say a homeowner near the accident scene called the Creek County Sheriff’s Office to report someone was attempting to steal a car in the 10900 block of West Heights Drive. After searching the neighborhood, deputies found Johnson hiding in a travel trailer.

Deputies say Johnson admitted to stealing a pickup truck from Tulsa and crashing it on the Turner Turnpike. Johnson was taken to a Tulsa hospital for treatment and then taken to the Creek County jail.

Johnson was booked into jail on two complaints of second-degree burglary.
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