Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Arrest And Recovery Of Tulsa Woman's Car

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 12:14 pm
By: News On 6

Police say a Crime Stoppers tip on September 29 about location of a Tulsa burglary victim's stolen car led to an arrest and recovery of the car.

On September 13, police said the 98-year-old victim, woke up to discover her home near 31st and Mingo burglarized and her older model Buick LaSabre stolen.  

Police believe thieves got in the elderly woman's home through a bathroom window, grabbed the car keys, a television and left.

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Thanks to the tip, burglary detectives set up surveillance and Wednesday just before noon stopped a male juvenile driving the stolen Buick near Apache and Peoria.  

When questioned, police said the juvenile confessed.  They said he was arrested and booked into the Tulsa County jail as a youthful offender.