Man arrested trying to steal Tulsa firetruck

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police say they assisted Tulsa firefighters with a burglary suspect at the station near East 36th Street and Peoria around 3 a.m. Sunday morning.

When officers arrived, fire crew members were holding the suspect, Justin Davis, down in the truck bay.

The firefighters said they heard glass breaking followed by the ladder truck’s horn honking and they found the suspect inside the ladder truck.

TPD says Davis had started the truck and appeared to be attempting to drive it through the overhead doors when the witnesses physically removed him from the truck and held him down.

He was arrested and booked for 1st degree burglary, attempted auto theft, and damage to property.