Tulsa Police http://publicradiotulsa.org en Arrest Made in WalMart Parking Lot Shootings http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/arrest-made-walmart-parking-lot-shootings <p> <span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting outside of a Wal-Mart in Tulsa. Authorities arrested 20-year-old Eric Santeliz today in last night's shooting in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart. Police say the shooting was the result of a failed robbery or drug deal. One person was killed, two others wounded. The shootings were at the Wal-Mart in the 200 block of South Memorial Drive around 10:30 last night. </span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:53:50 +0000 Associated Press 60741 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Arrest Made in WalMart Parking Lot Shootings Downtown Tulsa Credit Union Robbed http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/downtown-tulsa-credit-union-robbed <p style="margin-left:-.5in;">A downtown Tulsa Credit Union is robbed at gunpoint. Police Officer Leland Ashley says a man with a handgun entered Tinker Federal Credit Union near 7th and Main about 10am this morning. Ashley says he pointed the gun at tellers, and demanded money, took an undisclosed amount and fled. &nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left:-.5in;">The suspect is described as a black male, about 6 feet tall between 160 and 180 pounds.&nbsp; He was wearing a fedora style hat, glasses, a black shirt and black short pants. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 18:53:25 +0000 Marshall Stewart 40291 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Downtown Tulsa Credit Union Robbed Man Killed While Taking Out the Trash http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/man-killed-while-taking-out-trash <p style="margin-left:-.5in;">Detectives are investigating the city’s latest homicide. Officer Leland Ashley says the victim was found dead outside his home near 3300 North Garrison early Wednesday morning. He was apparently taking out his trash, when witnesses say an SUV drove up and multiple shots were fired at the man.</p><p style="margin-left:-.5in;">He was pronounced dead at the scene. Ashley says most of the city’s homicides this year have been solved quickly with arrests made. He urges anyone with information about this latest killing to call Crimestoppers.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:34:45 +0000 Marshall Stewart 36765 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Man Killed While Taking Out the Trash Tulsa Cops to Crack Down in School Zones http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-cops-crack-down-school-zones-0 <p></p><p style="margin-left:-.5in;">Monday, the kids are heading back to class after the holidays, and Tulsa police will crack down on speeders and reckless drivers in school zones. Officer Leland Ashley says drivers need to be aware as classes resume after winter break. He says no warnings will be issued, if stopped in a school zone, you will get a ticket..and fines can be hefty, up to 500 dollars.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:32:20 +0000 Marshall Stewart 31985 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa Cops to Crack Down in School Zones Tulsa Police: 146 Violent Gang Members Off Streets http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-police-146-violent-gang-members-streets-0 <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Tulsa say more than 140 violent gang members were taken off the streets during a recent operation.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">Officials say they also recovered 29 guns, $20,000 in cash and more than $22,000 in cocaine and other drugs during the operation, which ran from August to October.</span></p> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 12:09:52 +0000 Associated Press 30050 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa Police: 146 Violent Gang Members Off Streets Push-ups at Stop Lead to Tulsa Police Lawsuit http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/push-ups-stop-lead-tulsa-police-lawsuit <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two Tulsa police officers are facing a federal civil rights by a man who claims he was forced to do push-ups along a roadside after an officer searched his vehicle.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">Court papers show 24-year-old Brian Lumpkin filed suit on Friday against Tulsa police Officers James Bohanon and Kevin Warne.</span></p> Sun, 21 Oct 2012 14:55:48 +0000 Associated Press 28193 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Push-ups at Stop Lead to Tulsa Police Lawsuit Suspect in Motel Stand-Off Dead, Police Say Self Inflicted Wound http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/police-stand-tulsa-motel-0 <p>The Days Inn Hotel at I-244 and North Sheridan was the scene this morning of a Police stand-off with a Tulsa homicide suspect.</p><p>Police cornered Eliboreo Carrillo&nbsp; in one of the rooms. Other guests at the hotel were evacuated.&nbsp;</p><p>Carrillo was wanted for the murder of his ex-wife’s boyfriend last night in Tulsa. The area around the hotel was sealed off from about 1:30 this morning till around 10AM.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 10:22:03 +0000 KWGS News 28095 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Suspect in Motel Stand-Off Dead, Police Say Self Inflicted Wound Son Arrested in Mom's Tulsa Murder http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/son-arrested-moms-tulsa-murder <p>A Tulsa man is arrested after his mother is found stabbed to death on her porch near the Fairgrounds.&nbsp; Police say 43-year-old Veronica Stick was found at her home in the 3900 block of East 24th Street on Friday afternoon. The discovery was made about 3:15PM.</p><p>Officials located her son, several miles away, and took him to police headquarters for questioning. While no motive is known, 20-year-old William Stick was arrested on a complaint of First Degree Murder. He is being held in the Tulsa Jail.</p> Sat, 06 Oct 2012 13:56:12 +0000 KWGS News 27428 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Son Arrested in Mom's Tulsa Murder 2 Die in Early Morning Motorcycle Crash in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/2-die-early-morning-motorcycle-crash-tulsa <p>TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a motorcycle crash in east Tulsa early Thursday morning.</p><div><p>Tulsa police say the crash happened at about 2 a.m. in the Regency Park subdivision. Authorities say the motorcycle was likely traveling too fast when the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the road and crashed into two parked cars in a driveway.</p><p>Police say the man driving the motorcycle was killed instantly. His female passenger died later Thursday.</p><p>Authorities say neither person was wearing a helmet.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:59:21 +0000 Associated Press 26493 at http://publicradiotulsa.org 2 Die in Early Morning Motorcycle Crash in Tulsa Truck Hits Gate at Tulsa Police Parking Lot http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/truck-hits-gate-tulsa-police-parking-lot <p>TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma say a man driving a pickup truck crashed into a gate guarding a Tulsa police parking lot.</p><div><p>Tulsa television station KOTV reports a man and a woman were inside the truck that came to a stop in the parking lot surrounded by police cars on Sunday.</p><p>Tulsa Police Sgt. Tim Lewandowski says the people inside the truck claimed they were being chased by someone with a gun.</p><p>The woman was questioned and released. The driver was taken into custody.</p><p>Lewandowski said he thought the gate would cost about $3,000 to repair.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:48:58 +0000 Associated Press 26277 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Truck Hits Gate at Tulsa Police Parking Lot