Police Chase Ends With Arrest

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 6:23 am
By: News On 6

One person is behind bars in the Tulsa County jail following a high speed police chase Wednesday evening. It happened after a Tulsa Police officer spotted a pickup truck parked in the grass at a Tulsa park. As the officer went to tell the driver to move and the driver took off in the pickup.

Officers chased the pickup through midtown Tulsa. At one point, the driver of the pickup rammed a Tulsa Police car. Officers put out stop sticks, but the driver kept going.

The police chase finally ended behind a business near Pine and Utica when the truck slammed into a gate. The pickup caught fire after Tulsa Police officers shot out the back tires. Police say the pickup turned out to be stolen.

Police officers say they found weapons inside the pickup. The driver of the pickup was arrested and treated for minor injuries at Tulsa hospital before being taken to jail.