OHP arrests Sand Springs man after chase


Story Comments Share

Teddy Cravatt
Teddy Cravatt
Updated: 3/04/2013 3:03 pm Published: 3/04/2013 3:00 pm


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a Sand Springs man after a chase that included almost running over a trooper.

OHP arrested Teddy Cravatt on Sunday afternoon after Trooper Chris West spotted Cravatt driving a stolen car on I-244 around 2pm on Sunday. According to the arrest report West attempted to pull Cravatt over but Cravatt drove away. West followed with assistance from the Sand Springs Police.

West says Cravatt got onto State Highway 97 and then took the 129th exit and sped through neighborhoods. OHP says Cravatt pulled over and tried to climb out of the window.

According to the arrest report West made contact with the driver and tried to get him out of the car, physically holding him. Reports say Cravatt then climbed back in the window and tried to drive away with West still trying to pull him out of the car. West says he let go of Cravatt because he feared for her life.

Reports show West got in his car and followed again and after a short chase Cravatt tried to run on foot but West caught up with him, Cravatt refused to give up, but West got control and took him into custody.

Cravatt faces charges of unauthorized use of motor vehicle, attempting to elude, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of meth, possession of paraphernalia, driving under suspension, no seatbelt and resisting arrest.



Story Comments Share

1 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

aleman - 3/4/2013 4:52 PM
0 Votes
Idiot zombie...one thing about it they are self destructive...hopefully the whole lot of them won't last much longer...to ease the suffering of family and friends as there is no getting off the crap
 
CRIME STOPPERS is a citizen-supported program that allows people to report criminal activities anonymously.

The Crime Stoppers Coordinator and the Crime Commission Board of Directors determines the amount of awards and ensures payment to those who provide information, and are responsible for raising money to continue their respective programs
To report a crime call 596-COPS or text a tip by following these directions:
  1. Send text to “Crimes” or “274637
  2. Begin your message with “TIP918
  3. Type your tip and hit send
  4. When the text is received, the sender will receive a PIN number within 10 seconds confirming receipt of the information
  5. The tipster will be instructed to call 911 if an emergency or crime in progress is being reported
Visit the Crime Stoppers web site.
See Also: Webtips
OK Crime Prevention Network

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.