• Tulsa police arrest convicted felon and partner with sawed off shotgun and stolen car

    By: Jennah Kester

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    • Tulsa police spotted a stolen 2017 Hyundai Elantra at the parking lot of Tulsa Inn and Suite at 8201 E.Skelly Dr. about 8pm on Saturday. 
    • Police say that Joseph McCarthy and Ashley Hall were behaving suspiciously, and police then discovered that the vehicle was stolen. 
    • TPD says that during a traffic stop they discovered a sawed-off shotgun, chamber and tube loaded, under the driver's seat. 
    • Police say the shotgun measured nearly two feet and the serial numbers were scratched off. 
    • Police also found three boxes of shotgun ammo in the spare tire wheelwell
    • According to police records, Hall said that she thought the vehicle seemed "fishy" because it was hot-wired and the ignition was gone.
    • TPD says Hall said the couple purchased the running vehicle for $300 when the two bought it in Oklahoma City. 
    • Police also found a BB gun resembling a fully functioning firearm and drug paraphernalia in the room they were staying.  
    • Police say that both were seen earlier in the day going in and out of the room with various bags and belongings. 
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