Tulsa Co. Deputies Arrest Two In Pickup Following Chase
TULSA, Oklahoma - Deputies arrest two people early Thursday following a high speed chase in a truck allegedly stolen from a Tulsa casino.
The sheriff's office identified the pair as Morgan Wegley and Kyle Davidson.
They say the pursuit ended on the Creek Turnpike near Aspen.
The sheriff's office says Light Horse Patrol officers at River Spirit Casino reported the theft after spotting a man and a woman on surveillance video allegedly taking the truck from a parking lot at about 3 a.m.
A short time later, deputies spotted it on Riverside Drive and tried to stop the truck, but the driver sped off. They say the Chevy pickup reached speeds of 80 to 90 mph. during that pursuit.
Two ppl are headed to jail after deputies say they stole a Chevy Avalanche at River Spirit Casino and led several depts on a chase into BA & Bixby. It ended on the Creek Turnpike near Elm when the driver tried to plow through the guidewire median...but it didn’t work. @NewsOn6 pic.twitter.com/9BOUUFsWuk— Joseph Holloway (@a_cupof_JOE) August 2, 2018
After winding its way around south Tulsa, Broken Arrow and Bixby, the sheriff's office said the chase ended when the driver tried to go the wrong way on the Creek Turnpike.
Deputies say in Bixby and Broken Arrow, the chase eventually slowed down when a tire and then a wheel came off the Chevy pickup.
Both Wegley and Davidson were booked into the Tulsa County jail.