Tulsa Police: Robbery Suspect Arrested After Calling Tipline

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 5:25 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma – A man suspected of robbing a south Tulsa business was arrested Thursday.

Police say John Blevins robbed the Honey Baked Ham at 61st and Memorial on February 14, 2011.

Police say Blevins called the police tipline to say he saw his picture on TV, but that he wasn't the robber. They say he claimed he was in the store to get a job application.

Police suspect Blevins also robbed a Subway store and some other businesses as well.

2/16/2011 Related Story: Police Seek Serial Robber Hitting South, East Tulsa Businesses

Blevins was booked into the Tulsa County jail on several complaints, including four complaints of armed robbery after former conviction of a felony, one complaint of driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license, and one complaint of driving without insurance.