Convicted Felon In Custody Following Sapulpa Standoff

Friday, August 30th 2019, 12:48 pm
By: News On 6

U.S. Marshals and Sapulpa Police took a convicted felon into custody following a standoff in the 600 block of North Ross.

Authorities said Luis Rosales was barricaded in a home owned by his girlfriend. The Southwest Area Tactical Team was able to get four other people - three adults and a teen - out of the house safely, according to the Sapulpa Police Department.

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Rosales is wanted for violating his federal probation on drug and weapons charges. He has a long criminal history ranging from drug convictions to forgery.

Captain Glenn Coffey, Sapulpa Police, said Rosales is being treated for a K-9 officer bite. He will then be in the custody of the U.S. Marshals.

The Southwest Area Tactical Team is made up of officers from Sapulpa, Sand Springs and Bixby.