Suspect Arrested In Burglary Of Tulsa Police Cars

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 11:25 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa police arrested a man they say broke into six police cars, stealing weapons and other police equipment.

The police vehicles were broken into and ransacked at 1720 Newblock Drive on Friday, July 1. Detectives collected fingerprints on scene that belonged to Jeron Marquise Rutledge, 18, who was booked into jail July 6th on six complaints of burglary of vehicle.

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According to Tulsa Police, suspects took a department issued shotgun, ballistic helmet, nylon bag containing four loaded black polymer 30 round AR-15 magazines, seven loaded black Glock .22 magazines, a pair of hinged ASP handcuffs, black Benchmade folding knife, a Surefire E2D Defender flashlight, two black ASP flex cuffs, a gunshot trauma kit, and a five-inch fixed blade survival knife.

The arresting officer said in his report that suspects gained access into five of the vehicles by smashing out the rear passenger windows. An unmarked gray Dodge Charger was rifled through, but no windows were broken.

Only one vehicle escaped interior damage due to a K-9 cage in the back seat.