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Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office
Saturday July 6th, 2013 :: 05:23 p.m. CDT


One person in custody following pursuit. #okcoso

UPDATE: Gary Robert Childress (d.o.b. 08/12/197) was arrested, he has two outstanding warrants and now faces additional charges related to the pursuit.

(Oklahoma City) July 6, 2013 an Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office deputy attempted to stop a vehicle that was speeding in the area of NE 63rd & Martin Luther King Avenue. The vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and the deputy was forced to initiate a pursuit around 4:30pm, with assistance from the Oklahoma City Police Department.

The pursuit ended around 4:50pm when the suspect vehicle got stuck on railroad tracks at NE 23rd & I-235. The driver then took off on foot and was captured a short time later, and is currently being booked into the Oklahoma County Detention Center.

Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office
201 N Shartel Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 405-713-1000

Northeast 23rd Street & North Santa Fe Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

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