Tulsa Police

Tulsa toddler's death being called suspicious

Mar 26, 2012

Tulsa Police are investigating the cause of death for a toddler. The young boy was found in the back seat of car. Police had pulled over the auto because of erratic driving near 65th and South Lewis Avenue in Tulsa.

The child, believed to be about 18-months-old, was unresponsive when the car was pulled-over by police. The two women in the car told authorities they were rush to the hospital when they were stopped. Emergency crews tried to revive the child with no luck.

Officers are investigating whether foul play was involved in the child’s death.

Sunday fatal crash on Tulsa expressway

Mar 25, 2012
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An overnight car crash takes a woman's life in Tulsa. It happened just before three this morning on Highway 169 near the I-244 construction zone.

Tulsa Police say speed was a factor in the crash. The car side-swiped a guard rail along the expressway, went out of control and landed on the 244 ramp.

The female driver was dead at the scene according to police. A male passenger was treated at the scene by EMSA.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed a man who allegedly broke into a woman's home and attacked her.

Police said Wednesday that Officer James Comstock shot and killed 25-year-old Phillip Steven Doll on Tuesday when Doll lunged at officers investigating a 911 call that someone had broken into the woman's home. Police have said Doll was on top of the woman when officers entered the home and lunged at them before Comstock opened fire.

Fatal Tulsa Police Shooting

Mar 21, 2012

A man is shot to death by Tulsa Police. It happened just after dark last night in Brookside. The man was apparently burglarizing an elderly woman’s home and started beating her. When confront by police, he charged officer and they fired.


The incident happened in the 900 block of East 36th Street. An internal police investigation is underway.

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The 85-year-old woman, severely beaten in a home invasion near Harvard and Virgin earlier this week, has died. Her elderly husband is in serious condition.


Tulsa Police say 85-year-old Nancy Strait died around 7:30 last night at a Tulsa hospital.  90-year-old Bob Strait remains hospitalized. Both were found unconscious in their home on Wednesday afternoon. Their car was also missing. The discovery was made by their adult daughter.


Elderly couple beaten in Tulsa home, car stolen

Mar 15, 2012
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa say an elderly couple was found badly beaten in their home.

Authorities say the 90-year-old man and 85-year-old woman were found by family members on Wednesday afternoon. The victims were taken to a hospital and were in critical condition.

Family members had seen the couple Tuesday evening.

When they went back Wednesday, they found a door had been kicked in and the couple's car had been stolen.

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Tulsa Police hold a news conference to announce they have made arrests in a total of seven Tulsa  rapes. This includes last month's pre-dawn jogger attack at Tulsa LaFortune Park.  Suspect Willis McPherson, also known as Willis Sisco, has been charged in that attack as well as another at a nearby apartment complex. In custody in connection with five unrelated rape cases is Michael Ray Harris. Police say it's rare to have serial rapists attacking in Tulsa, and very unusual to have two operating in the area at the same time. Both suspects are now behind bars.

Tulsa Police are investigating a fatal car-jacking. It happened about 5:30 this morning in the 300 block of 43rd West Avenue. That is going to be just south of Charles Page Boulevard on 43rd West Avenue.

Police say the woman was yanked out of her vehicle in front of her home. She was then struck by the car as the car-jacker sped away.

The vehicle was recovered about two miles away at the Sand Park Apartments. Officers are still looking for the suspect.