Tulsa Burglary Suspect Nabbed After Trying To Break Into Pawn Shop

Monday, February 7th 2011, 9:26 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa Police arrested one man and are looking for two more after officers responded to an intrusion alarm early Monday morning at Tulsa County Pawn at 5107 South 33rd West Avenue.

At about 4 a.m. officers say they observed three black males running from the back of the business into the neighborhood.

Twenty-year-old Cedric Wells of Tulsa was arrested two blocks away.

Police lost track of the other two suspects in the neighborhood.

All three were wearing black hooded sweatshirts.

Police say the trio had cut phone lines and had removed the electric meter and were attempting to knock a hole in the back of the pawn shop when police arrived on scene.

Wells was booked into the Tulsa County jail on complaints of attempted 2nd degree burglary, attempted escape from custody and obstructing justice.