SKIATOOK, Okla. - Skiatook police said a Tulsa fire captain was arrested after he was accused of robbing two banks.
Skiatook police said Fire Captain Jerry Brown robbed Oklahoma Capitol Bank in Skiatook in March and is suspected of robbing Exchange Bank in Sperry in early May.
They said they received several tips from people who know Brown, which helped lead to the arrest.
According to the Tulsa Fire Department, Brown will be placed on administrative leave.
In part of their statement, TFD said the following:
The Tulsa Fire Department takes allegations of this kind very seriously and is fully committed to working with law enforcement as they continue to investigate this matter. The Tulsa Fire Department holds our responsibility to the citizens of Tulsa in high regard. We continually strive to offer the absolute best life safety, incident stabilization, and property conservation services in the Tulsa community. We expect our employees to act in a manner that continuously builds upon public trust we have worked so hard to obtain.