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Three Oklahoma teens arrested for allegedly breaking into car, being out past curfew

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police in Oklahoma City say they arrested three Mustang teenagers after they were allegedly caught with stolen property.

On March 10, officers received a few calls from neighbors after they spotted three teens looking in their neighbor’s cars.

The witnesses say the teens saw them and sped off but not before they were able to get a description of their truck.

A short time later, authorities spotted that same vehicle and pulled the truck over.

According to the police affidavit, the driver, 16-year-old Jacob Husted, was very nervous and said he did not have a driver’s license.

After arresting the teens for being out past curfew, the officer allegedly came across a casino card with someone else’s name on it.

After contacting the woman on the card, officials learned several items were missing from her truck.

The truck was parked in the driveway with the passenger’s door unlocked.

Northwest Oklahoma City driver hits, kills woman and dog in tragic accident

OKLAHOMA CITY – Family and friends are mourning the loss an a metro woman after police say she was hit and killed by a car while trying to save a dog in northeast Oklahoma City.

It happened early this morning near the intersection of northwest 63rd and Rockwell.

Police say Patsy Ryan, 75 pulled over into a nearby parking lot and ran to the road in an attempt to save the dog.

It’s not known if the animal was alive or dead at this point when an oncoming driver hit the elderly woman.

She died at the scene.

“She would have done anything for a dog, anytime, anyplace, anywhere,” said Linda McCright, friend. “She loved dogs.”

Those who knew Ryan gathered outside of her home on Lyrewood Terrace. She had lived there fore more than 10 years.

Some neighbors said she had a special with dogs and would often volunteer to dog sit when someone was out of town.

One injured in possible stabbing in southwest OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY – Officers with the Oklahoma City Police Department and paramedics are on the scene of a possible stabbing.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, police were called to the 1500 block of S.W. 29th St. after learning about a possible shooting.

When they arrived, they found one person suffering with a few cuts, leading investigators to believe the man may be the victim of a stabbing.

The victim was put in an ambulance for treatment.

However, it is unknown if he is being taken to the hospital and what condition he is in.

Police say his injuries are not life threatening.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Clean Sweep: Police searching for armed robbers who stole from local laundry mat

OKLAHOMA CITY – A small business owner in Oklahoma City gets a rude wake up call from a pair of brazen thieves.

Just after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, police were called to an armed robbery at a laundry mat near N.W. 18th St. and Portland Ave.

The store owner had just opened up for the day when the two alleged thieves stormed inside.

The men allegedly threatened the owner with knives and demanded cash.

Jagrudi Patel, the owner, said, “One that had a knife, they said, ‘Give me money, give me money’.”

Patel handed over her cash, while the second suspect broke the glass on some coin operated games to steal quarters.

She said, “When they got the money and all that, they said, ‘Let’s go, let’s go.’”

Since the business had just opened, there were no customers inside the store.

Looting is one step closer to being felony in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – Looting is one step closer to becoming a felony in Oklahoma.

A new bill would elevate the crime from a misdemeanor to a felony with punishments ranging from two to seven years in prison.

Senator Anthony Sykes said he wrote the bill in response to the looting reports after the May 20 tornado in Moore.

The senate approved the bill Tuesday 36-1 and it now heads to the house for consideration.

Judge denies stay of execution for inmates questioning lethal injection drug

OKLAHOMA CITY – Execution preparations will continue for two convicted murderers currently suing the state over its lethal injection process.

Oklahoma County District Judge Patricia Parrish did not grant a restraining order to halt executions for Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner during a hearing today.

Attorneys for the inmates filed the restraining order in an attempt to keep the two alive while their lawsuit makes its way through the state court system.

Both are scheduled to be put to death later this month.

Lockett and Warner are not appealing their convictions but are part of a joint lawsuit requesting more information on the drug pentobarbital, which is currently used in Oklahoma lethal injections.

Alleged thief tunnels through walls to burglarize several businesses

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police on Oklahoma City’s south side say they are searching for a crafty thief, who allegedly was caught on camera tunneling through walls to break into several businesses.

The alleged suspect can be seen on video using a metal bar to break down the walls between three businesses at a strip mall near I-240 and Penn.

Police say the man crawled though several holes, from one business to another, stealing items along the way.

MSgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, said, “He broke into the first business and then broke into the walls of the adjacent two businesses.”

One victim says the alleged suspect first broke into an unoccupied office.

Ironically, officials say he ignored expensive construction equipment.

The suspect then allegedly tunneled through a wall into a chiropractic clinic.