Stolen Pickup Recovered After Tulsa Chase
TULSA, Oklahoma - A chase involving a stolen vehicle on Christmas morning led to an arrest.
Police say Kim Wade Dyer Jr. of Skiatook is in jail facing a number of charges.
Just after 6 a.m., police tried to stop a Chevy truck for a traffic violation in West Tulsa.
That truck came up as stolen.
Dyer Jr. didn't want to stop for police and led them on a chase for a few blocks down Independence. He then jumped from the truck and ran.
Police ended up finding him in the backyard of a home near north Richmond. His passenger was nowhere to be found.
Inside the truck, police found a stolen nine-millimeter handgun. Officers also found a motorcycle in the bed of the truck that appears to be stolen as well.
The pickup has been returned to its owner.
Dyer Jr. now faces charges of auto theft, possession of a stolen firearm and a number of traffic warrants.