Police arrest Tulsa's Most Wanted
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) —
TPD arrests 21-year-old David Mitchell, who was featured on Tulsa's Most Wanted, on Friday.
Mitchell was arrested during a vehicle burglary investigation for outstanding felony warrants and other open charges.
He was booked into the Tulsa County Jail on charges of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and within 1,000 feet of a school, Burglary from a Vehicle and felony warrants for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Leaving the Scene of a Traffic Collision and failing to appear in court for an Application to Revoke a previous suspended sentence resulting from a conviction of Robbery with a Firearm which happened in 2013.
On July 24, a red 2016 Chevrolet Cruze was reported stolen from an apartment parking lot near 17th and Southwest Boulevard.
On July 31, a red 2016 Chevrolet Cruze was observed driving recklessly on State Highway 11 between North Yale Avenue and North Harvard Avenue. Police say the vehicle hit another westbound vehicle and fled the scene of the collision. The other driver followed the Cruze until its driver lost control attempting to exit the highway at an accelerated speed and crashed near East 56th Street North and U.S. Highway 75. The driver fled the scene on foot. The crashed vehicle was discovered to be the stolen vehicle from Southwest Boulevard and was recovered at the scene.
Officers developed Mitchell as a suspect in the hit and run and obtained an arrest warrant. This caused Mitchell to be listed as "Tulsa's Most Wanted" on Aug. 30.
On Sept. 8, a vehicle burglary was reported to TPD near North Sheridan Road and East Pine Street. The suspect stole an iPad. The victim used GPS tracking to locate the device and alert police of the thief's whereabouts. Officer's went to the location, which happened to be the home of Mitchell's girlfriend. Police called the iPad from outside the residence, and after hearing the device ring inside the house, they recovered the stolen property.
The girlfriend's father told TPD Mitchell ran out the back door as officers entered the house. They discovered Mitchell in a nearby apartment building near East Virgin Street and North Sheridan Road. When officers arrested Mitchell, they found baggies of marijuana, packaged for sale, on his person.